Scott Bensing has served on the Board of Directors of the Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems since 2013 and now serves as Secretary.
Scott is President of SB Strategic Consulting Inc. with offices in Las Vegas and Reno. He has served on Capitol Hill as a senior staff member in the US House of Representatives, Chief of Staff for a US Senator, and Executive Director of the National Republican Senatorial Committee.
Scott first came to Capitol Hill as a naval officer working for the Secretary of the Navy as a congressional liaison officer. He also served at sea during Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm in the first Persian Gulf War and as an Admiral’s aide to the Commander of the NATO Standing Naval Force Atlantic.
Bensing is heavily involved in community efforts throughout his home state of Nevada. He currently serves as the Chairman of the Nevada Military Support Alliance. Scott was appointed by Governor Brian Sandoval to serve as State Commissioner of the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunities for Military Children.
In 2013, Bensing received the Patrick Henry Award for community service presented by the National Guard Association of the United States in a ceremony in Honolulu, HI.
Scott holds a B.S. degree in Political Science from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD, and a Masters degree in Public Administration from The American University in Washington, D.C.
Scott lives in Reno, NV, with his wife, and they have four children.