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Scott Tiell

Scott Tiell helps clients in a variety of industries develop creative and actionable marketing strategies. He has conducted quantitative and qualitative strategic research studies for businesses, media companies, non-profit organizations, foundations, advocacy groups and political campaigns. His current focus includes helping Fortune 500 companies in the healthcare, financial services and professional services industries make better strategic, data-driven decisions. With experience in all facets of the research process, Scott has a passion for innovative thinking and listening to consumer insights to solve clients’ research questions.


Prior to joining HawkPartners, Scott conducted education policy research at SRI International where he worked on large-scale evaluations to improve educational outcomes for teachers and students. Before that, Scott directed public opinion research and consulting studies for a range of political, organizational and advocacy clients at Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research. He used qualitative and quantitative techniques to drive messaging and branding strategies for clients across a wide range of industries. Scott was also instrumental in developing and implementing innovative research methodologies to more effectively address client needs.


When not working, Scott loves exploring the Washington DC area, playing sports and spending time with friends and family. A native of Louisville, Kentucky, he passionately roots for his University of Louisville Cardinals sports teams, especially basketball. And even though the Cleveland Indians haven’t won a World Series since 1948, Scott is still their biggest fan.


Scott received a B.A. in Political Science from Emory University.