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Scott Rotruck

Member - West Virginia State Board of Education

Scott Rotruck is a Senior Account Executive at Orion Strategies with forty years of experience in government affairs and community relations. He previously served as the Director of Energy and Transportation Services for Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC after serving Chesapeake Energy as Vice President of Corporate Development and Government Relations. 

He has also worked as Vice President of External Relations for Anker Energy Corporation and President and CEO of the Morgantown Chamber of Commerce. Rotruck has been a registered federal lobbyist for 30 years and also has worked as a lobbyist and managed a nationwide government and public relations team. A 1977 graduate of WVU, he also has an MBA from Frostburg State University and is a certified Kauffman Foundation Entrepreneurship Instructor. He had a combined six years as the Economic Development Director for WVU and as a member of the adjunct faculty at the WVU College of Business & Economics teaching Entrepreneurship.

He currently serves on the WV Board of Education and was a past Trustee of the University of Charleston. Scott was appointed by four Governors (including then-Governor Manchin) to chair several statewide boards, He has served on many other governor-appointed task forces and on many non-profits, currently including the WVU Alumni Board of Directors, the Education Alliance and TechConnect.