Scott Davis joined Cypress International in February 2018 as the Vice President for Combat Vehicles and Armaments. He was born in Charlevoix, Michigan and attended Michigan Technological University receiving a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and later received a Master of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Wayne State University. Scott attended ROTC and was commissioned in the Army Engineer Corp in 1985.
He was selected for the Senior Executive Service in November 2005 and served in multiple senior level acquisition positions. His last assignment form 2014-2017 was as the Program Executive Officer for Combat Support & Combat Service Support. In this role, he provided professional and executive management for the development, systems integration, acquisition, testing, fielding, sustainment and improvement of more than 350 diverse combat support and combat service support systems.
Scott also served from 2010-2013 as the U.S. Army’s Program Executive Officer for Ground Combat Systems, overseeing a complex and diverse organization with two Major Defense Acquisition Programs (Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle and Ground Combat Vehicle) and four ACAT I programs, including the Paladin PIM, Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle (AMPV), Abrams Tank Upgrade, the Bradley Fighting Vehicle Upgrade and the Stryker Family of Vehicles.
From 2005-2010, Scott served as the Deputy Program Manager for Future Combat Systems, and later as the Deputy Program Executive Officer for Integration responsible for the organization and management of acquisition programs designed to support Brigade Combat Team (BCT) modernization. PEO Integration performed the development, integration, and acquisition of a wide range of systems, including the Ground Combat Vehicle, Unmanned Ground Vehicles, Unmanned Air Systems, and unattended munitions.
Scott served in the U.S. Army Reserve for 30 years and retired at the rank of colonel in May 2015. His last assignment was with the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics & Technology) as Director, Department of Army System Coordinator. He held a variety of operational positions from platoon leader through battalion executive officer, including deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Mr. Davis was an Acquisition Corps member and holds Level III Certification in Program Management, Systems Planning, Research, and Development – Systems Engineering, and Level II Certification in Systems Planning, Research, and Development – Program Systems Engineer. His military decorations include the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal, the Army Commendation Medal, and the Army Achievement Medal (3). He is also an inaugural inductee to the Army Reserve Officer Training Corp Hall of Fame. His civilian awards and honors include the Decoration for Exceptional Civilian Service (2013 and 2017), the Meritorious Civilian Service Award (2010), the Superior Civilian Service Award (2003), Commander’s Award for Civilian Service (2001 and 2008), the Army Engineer Association’s Bronze and Silver Orders of the de Fleury Medal, the Artillery Order of Saint Barbara Medal, the Quartermaster Order of Saint Martine, the Transportation Corps Order of Saint Barbara, the Ordnance Corps Order of Samuel Sharpe, and the Joseph P. Cribbins Medal awarded by AUSA to the Army civilian of the year.