St Johns Chamber Staff Profile-Scott Maynard

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Scott Maynard is the Vice President of Economic Development for the St. Johns County FL Chamber of Commerce where he focuses on working with new and existing businesses, workforce development, and assisting entrepreneurs in development and launch of new business ideas. He is the former Program Director for Employer Relations at Florida State University and has over 32 years of experience in Career Services, Experiential Learning, and Economic Development.  

Prior to his role at Florida State University, Maynard was the CEO/President of the Greater Starkville Development Partnership in Starkville, Mississippi.  The Partnership is an umbrella organization that houses the Chamber of Commerce, Oktibbeha County Economic Development Authority, Starkville Visitors and Convention Council, and the Starkville Main Street Association.  

Maynard was named Director Emeritus of the Career Center and Cooperative Education Program at Mississippi State University (MSU) where he retired after 29 years.  While at MSU he was actively involved in local government and economic development and served on the City Council of Starkville, Mississippi.  He serves on the Board of Directors of the Cooperative Education and Internship Association (CEIA) and The Northeast Florida Boys and Girls Club. 

He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and a Master of Business Administration degree from Mississippi State University.  Maynard taught a wide variety of classes in the College of Business at MSU and served as an instructor at the CEIA Academy in Vail, Colorado.