Russell Kenneth Scott '71 majored in Political Science (now Politics). While at EC, it seemed like he spent most of his time working for Saga Food Service although that may just be a figment. He spent a term off campus in Washington, D.C. and returned to EC just in time for the invasion of Cambodia. Following graduation, he attended and graduated from Washington University School of Law in St. Louis.
He is currently an Officer/Shareholder in Greensfelder, Hemker and Gale, P. C. which has offices in St. Louis, Belleville, Illinois and Chicago. In 1978, he married Loretta Lopinot and she remains the love of his life. He is a member of the Board of Governors of the Illinois State Bar Association, Past President of the Illinois Bar Foundation, Past President of the Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation and remain chair of the Illinois Supreme Court Committee on Pro Bono Publico.
He joined the Alumni Council in 2010 and is currently on the Development Committee.