Scott Louder is General Manager of Second Chance Recycling & Manufacturing, a social venture of EMERGE. In that role, Scott ensures Second Chance meets its production obligations, and works with staff to increase their employability skills, work ethic, and positive attitude. Scott holds a degree in Business Administration from Truman State University and a MBA from Kent State University. He is a member of the Manufacturers Alliance and Social Enterprise Alliance. He also serves as a board member for MSVA. After nearly 30 years in the for-profit world, Scott felt a desire to join an organization that gave back in equal measure to what is asked of its employees. At EMERGE, Scott believes he is able to do that every day. He finds great joy in improving the lives of others by teaching them how to work in partnership with their employer to become a valuable member of a team.