H. Stewart "Stu" Van Scoyoc, President
"Stu" Van Scoyoc is Chief Executive Officer of Washington, D.C.,'s largest independent government affairs group, the Van Scoyoc Companies. Starting in 1990 with only two other employees and eight clients, Mr. Van Scoyoc has created an unparalleled team of 80 professionals serving nearly 300 clients in their interaction with Federal and state governments. His successful methodology combines an outside-the-beltway corporate approach with an insider's expertise in government policymaking. National Journal says, “K Street colleagues consider Van Scoyoc a brainy Washington insider who sweats the details.”
In 1994, he established The Implementation Group (TIG) to provide professional assistance in the implementation and evaluation requirements of publicly funded programs. TIG specializes in opportunity identification and capture strategies for federal grants and contracts.
Prior to the establishment of the Van Scoyoc Companies, Mr. Van Scoyoc was a founding Partner of Winburn, Van Scoyoc & Hooper government relations firm. In addition, Mr. Van Scoyoc spent eight years as Vice President at Charles Walker Associates, where he specialized in tax, energy, insurance and environmental matters.
Corporate experience is an invaluable part of understanding the client, and Mr. Van Scoyoc fortunately worked with some of the best at the DuPont Company. He first worked in various DuPont engineering assignments while earning his law degree at night from the University of Maryland. He then continued his career in DuPont's Washington office working on a variety of legislative and regulatory issues.
While earning his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Lehigh University in 1969, Mr. Van Scoyoc received the Alpha Phi Omega award for leadership and outstanding service to the University.
Mr. Van Scoyoc is active with a number of community and service organizations, including Partner for Surgery, the Armed Forces Foundation, Kidsave, Lehigh University, N Street Village, Our Military Kids, Project Hope, Redeemer Lutheran Church of McLean, Va., and the U.S. Capitol Historical Society.