Chief Executive Officer
Scarlett Leadership Institute
840 Crescent Centre Drive
Franklin, TN 37067
Scott Carlton is the Chief Executive Officer of the Scarlett Leadership Institute. The Scarlett Leadership Institute is an organization based in Nashville that focuses on helping to create the next generation of ethical business leaders. It does this thru the creation of various custom and packaged training offerings that are geared toward enterprises of all sizes. The unique value proposition that the Scarlett Leadership Institute has is that it combines a variety of topics that have been considered “critical” by industry CEO’s and has each one delivered by nationally known experts in those specific fields. The experience and opportunity to learn from so many known industries experts is unparalleled from other Executive Training firms.
In his role as CEO, Carlton focuses on working with client CEO’s to help them understand how the Scarlett Leadership Institute can assist them in growing the leadership skills within their organizations. Scott is also responsible for the employees of the organization as well as the financial health of the business.
A technology industry veteran, Carlton began working in the that industry in 1985. He joined Microsoft in 1993 as a consultant helping customers successfully use and implement the company products. In his seventeen years with Microsoft, he created the Consulting Services Practice in Tennessee, managed the Consulting Practice in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Arkansas, ran the sales and services business in Michigan, Ohio and Kentucky and ran the entire services organization in the US Central Region. Prior to joining Microsoft, Carlton was a development manager assisting large banking institutions to implement data warehouses.
Carlton holds a bachelor of science in computer science from Southeast Missouri State University and a master of business administration from the University of Arkansas.