Office Dates: Jan 04, 2011 -
PL 05 The Capitol
400 South Monroe Street
State of Florida
444 North Capitol Street - Suite 349
Born: Dec 01, 1952
Birth State: Illinois
Spouse: Ann Scott
Family: Married; two daughters
School(s): University of Missouri-Kansas City, Southern Methodist University
Military Service: Navy
Rick Scott was sworn in as governor of Florida on January 4, 2011, and was sworn in for his second term on January 6, 2015.
Scott has made a name for himself in business, health care and politics. From 1987 to 1997, Scott established and led Columbia, which later became Columbia/HCA, a company that works to reduce costs and improve care for patients in hospitals around the country. After purchasing a controlling interest in America’s Health Network, Scott co-founded Solantic Corporation in 2001, which operates unique and innovative urgent care centers across Florida.
Scott earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and received a law degree from Southern Methodist University.