Transitional Independent Living


Scott Altman, B.S., A.S.

Program Assistant (Mentor)

Scott was born and raised in Southern Connecticut. He attended Eastern Connecticut State University (ECSU), where he graduated Magna Cum Laude, was a seven-time Dean’s List recipient, and was recognized in “Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities,” among other honors. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Sport & Leisure Management with minors in Communication and Pre-Law. Scott worked as a Hotel Director of Sales & Marketing upon graduation and then decided to take his talents to the Southwest, where he worked and won a prestigious customer service award for the 2001 World Series Champion and 2023 National League Champion Arizona Diamondbacks of Major League Baseball (MLB). Scott also volunteered as a Mentor for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix-MLB All-Star Arizona Diamondbacks’ Branch, volunteered as a Youth Baseball/Basketball Coach for i9 Sports of Greater Phoenix, and worked as an Associate Teacher for Charter Schools in Las Vegas, NV, before moving to South Florida with his family in 2018. While in Florida, Scott attended Keiser University, where he received an Associate of Science Degree in Occupational Therapy and is currently in the process of obtaining his license through the NBCOT. Scott realized his true passion for wanting to help others and making a positive impact in the lives of those who are in need, through client-centered care and by implementing the “just-right challenge.” Scott loves animals, nature, bowling and most sports, traveling, current events, writing, music and entertainment, and spending time with family and friends.
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