Scott Zide

President & COO, Outdoor Living Brands

Scott manages day-to-day operations, franchise support teams, and most shared services departments. He began working with Outdoor Lighting Perspectives in 2000 as a franchise owner in St. Louis, Missouri. In 2002, he was hired by Outdoor Lighting Perspectives Franchise (OLPF) as a consultant to help support new franchisees, leading to a full-time position as director of franchise support and then as Vice President managing the day-to-day operations. He was a co-founder of Mosquito Squad in 2004 prior to it being acquired by Outdoor Living Brands in 2009. Scott graduated from the University of Kansas with a bachelor’s degree in business management.