Scott Minnix is the Director of Los Angeles County’s Internal Services Department (ISD), one of the largest and most functionally diverse municipal support departments in the United States. With an operating budget of over $873 million and nearly 8,000 employees, ISD plays a vital role in maintaining LA County’s facilities, information technology, telecommunications, fleet, and energy management infrastructure, as well as serving as the County’s Purchasing Agent spending approximately $5.7 Billion annually in purchasing and contracts. Many of the departments Scott supports are the largest municipal government agencies of their kind.
Scott is an energetic, thought provoking, results driven individual who has been internationally recognized by organizations such as the International Facilities Management Association, National Procurement Institute, Government Technology, the US Department of Energy, National Associations of Counties, and many others. He delivers results by improving employee engagement, driving performance, utilizing data analytics, while prioritizing customer needs. He is known to lead by example and building meaningful and lasting professional relationships. By using Lean Six Sigma process improvement methods and aligning them with Human Sigma practices he has been successful in transforming organizational culture and delivering high performance results.
Prior to serving the County of Los Angeles, Scott held executive leadership and management positions with global institutions in insurance, education, and manufacturing along with agencies in state/local government in the City of Houston and Seattle. Additionally, Scott served nearly 10 years as an officer in the US Naval Reserve. Scott earned his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Puget Sound and his Master of Public Administration (MPA) from the University of Washington. He has furthered his education by obtaining executive leadership certificates from Harvard University, MIT, and Colombia University.
Scott is committed to STEM education and diversity and inclusion in the workplace. He has worked with the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, the American Indian Science and Engineering Society and the National Society of Black Engineers. He is a member of the Alpha Phi Alpha, and the National Association of Black Public Administrators. He has served as a faculty member at the University of Washington and Texas Southern University.
Scott is married and a father of four girls. He is a competitive athlete and played collegiate football and now enjoys golf, tennis, racquetball, and running.