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Scott Eshom

Title: Director of Programs


Scott Eshom serves as Director of Programs at The Critical Mass, bringing over 15 years of multidisciplinary experience combining program management, International Development, Counter-Terrorism, Special Operations, Finance, National Politics, and Consulting.

Scott previously worked with two presidential campaigns and advised both non and for-profit organizations on economic development, venture fundraising, and entrepreneurship. He was a Private Banker at Goldman Sachs and earlier served in the US Army, completing his career as a Special Forces Officer/Green Beret. In this role, he served as a strategic advisor to senior US and foreign executives and managed crisis response activities and relationships throughout the Middle East. He is a graduate of the US Army’s Special Forces Qualification Course, Ranger School, Sapper Leader Course, Military Freefall Course, and Airborne School, among others.


He serves on the Board of Directors of The MOAA Foundation, the largest and most influential military service organization in the nation. He is proud to support a number of high-impact nonprofits focusing on veterans and social impact, including The Station Foundation and ACT For Alexandria. He’s a graduate of American University and an MBA candidate at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business.