Scott W. Loehr is a third generation Floridian, having been born and raised in Fort Lauderdale. He earned a B.A. in History from Florida State University and an M.A. in History, with concentrations in Historic Preservation and Museum Studies, from Colorado State University. In his more than thirty years in the cultural-resources management profession, Scott has held leadership positions with the Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex (Fayetteville, NC), the Augusta (GA) Museum of History, the Newport (RI) Historical Society and the Delaware Historical Society. He is a past grants reviewer and evaluator with the Institute of Museum and Library Services, as well as a Museum Assessment Program assessor. Scott has served on numerous non-profit boards, particularly state museum associations. He is a co-editor and author of local history books. Scott and his wife Deborah reside in Savannah, Georgia.