J. Scott Watt


Watt Group

Board Member since 2000

J. Scott Watt became a member of the Union Rescue Mission Board of Directors on February 28, 2000. He is currently President/CEO of the Watt Group of companies, which, with its subsidiaries, is developing five master-planned communities and building over 1,000 houses per year. This diversified real estate development and building company has overseen the development of new homes for over 1,000,000 families, eight million square feet of industrial and professional office space including Watt Plaza, a two-story, twin office complex in Century City, 50 shopping centers, three major first-class hotels and many master-planned communities in testament to a commitment to our nation’s growth.

Scott is, or has served as a Board Member for the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association, Chairman for Christian Associates, Los Angeles, and the Board of Brentwood School. He is a Founder of the Museum of Contemporary Art and a member of Pepperdine Associates, Malibu. He is an Elder of his church and a member of its Counseling Center’s Board of Advisors.

He earned his Bachelors degree at USC and Masters in Education, emphasis in Counseling, at the University of Miami.