Scott Dewald has more than 25 years of experience in agriculture and economic business development. Dewald holds a bachelor’s in agriculture communications from Oklahoma State University. As President and CEO of REI Oklahoma, Dewald is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the economic development organization. In addition to his role at REI Oklahoma, Scott also serves as president of REI Development Corp., president of REI New Markets Investment, LLC and chair of the REI Internal Loan Committee. He has previously served as the president of the Oklahoma Society of Association Executives, chairman of the Oklahoma Agriculture Mediation Board, member of the OSU College of Agriculture Dean and Vice President Search Committee, member of the OSU Dean of Agriculture’s Advisory Council and chairman of OSU-DAC Cap and Trade Committee. In addition to his background in business, Dewald is a Leadership Oklahoma graduate and an OSU Distinguished Alumni.