Scott Harris graduated with honors from Georgia Tech with two degrees in Computer Science. He spent the last twenty years building a software career in telecommunication systems and government IT solutions. In 2009, he traded it all in for the chance to own and run his own distillery, Catoctin Creek Distilling Company, with his wife, Becky.
In, 2011, Scott was named Entrepreneur of the Year by the Loudoun Chamber of Commerce, and in 2012, Catoctin Creek Distillery was awarded Small Business of the Year. The company has won multiple international gold medals for their spirits, and continue expanding their business with distribution in 26 states, and into Europe, Asia, and Australia.
Scott currently sits on the Craft Distiller Advisory Board for DISCUS, and on the board of directors for the Virginia Distillers Association. He is also appointed to the Virginia Spirits Board by the governor of Virginia, overseeing the operations and marketing of the Virginia ABC. Scott has been a tireless advocate for craft spirits both in the Commonwealth of Virginia and internationally.