Bio of Scott Love


Scott Love is an author and a credentialed expert in the field of recruiting and employee retention. Based on empirical research spanning over twenty years, he shows managers how to shape their culture so that they can "be the boss nobody will leave."  He gives managers tactical ways to lead so that companies will attract high achievers, decrease turnover, and boost morale.

Scott’s battle-tested theories result from over two decades of front-line experience as a high-stakes headhunter.  His presentations have earned strategic significance and relevance in corporations, serving as a catalyst for fundamental change in how companies structure their approach to recruiting and retaining high performers. His ideas have yielded substantive results for executives responsible for growing companies, giving them a solid strategy that directly improves the quality of employees, profitability, and long term performance.

Scott is the author of Why They Follow: How to Lead with Positive Influence, and has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, The Huffington Post, Selling Power Magazine, and dozens of business trade journals and newspapers around the globe.  In addition to speaking at corporate, association, and legal meetings, he owns The Attorney Search Group, a legal recruiting firm that recruits partners, groups and facilitates law firm mergers. 

Scott is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland and is a former Surface Warfare Officer.  During his shore-duty tour, he worked as a leadership trainer at the world's largest naval base, where he trained thousands of officers, senior enlisted and civil service workers on progressive leadership concepts.    

Scott is a member of the National Speakers Association, a board member of the National Association of Legal Search Consultants, and an advisory board member for Protect Our Defenders, an advocacy group that is committed to ending the epidemic of sexual violence in the military.

Scott lives in Virginia and is married with two children and a rescue dog named Ruby.

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"A prosperous heart believes that there is room in the organization for everyone to achieve satisfaction."

- Scott Love

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Scott Love International

 4870 Sadler Road, Suite 300

Glen Allen, VA  23060

(202) 769-9077