Scott Marshall named county’s Director of Human Resources

From staff reports

Beaufort County Administrator Eric Greenway announced Thursday, June 17, that Scott Marshall has been named Director of Human Resources for Beaufort County. He will start in his new role Tuesday, July 6.

“Scott brings vast experience in government human resources and management,” Greenway said in a release. “His 23 years in the Air Force combined with his 12 years in a variety of roles in different county departments will serve us well as we seek to recruit, hire, retain a diverse and well-rounded workforce.”

Marshall will be paid $110,000 annually along with the traditional benefits package offered to County employees.

Mr. Marshall is formerly Interim Town Manager for the Town of Bluffton and was Deputy Town Manager of Bluffton from December 2015 to January 2021. He was integral to the processes that led to hiring key positions on the town’s leadership team, including Chief of Police, directors of the Growth Management (Planning), Engineering, and Finance Departments.

Mr. Marshall also secured $390,000 in three separate grants to help fund improvements to public parks and other recreational amenities; he built partnerships with local civic organizations for the construction of Bluffton’s first public dog park, several significant additions to passive parks, and the construction of a Veteran’s War Memorial.

“It’s a privilege to be able to continue serving the citizens of Beaufort County and to be back on the county staff,” Marshall said in a release. “I look forward to working with Mr. Greenway, other senior members of the County staff, and County Council to recruit and retain a talented, diverse workforce that reflects the demographics of our County.”

Marshall previously served as Department Director of PALS, now named Beaufort County Parks and Recreation and Executive Director for Board of Voter Registration and Elections of Beaufort County. He served 23 years in the Air Force before retiring in 2009. He was awarded the Bronze Star for service rendered while deployed during Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Mr. Marshall has a Bachelor of Science, Political Science and Psychology (double major) from Eastern Michigan University, a Master of Public Administration (w/ honors), a concentration in Human Resources from American Public University System, and a Master Certificate in Human Resources Management from Villanova University.

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