Tabitha Scott

Tabitha serves as Principal of Southern Growth Studio and specializes in leading purposeful transformation through innovation, strategy, and sustainability.

She has over 17 years of international innovation, strategy, and sustainability experience. Most recently, Tabitha developed and launched IT strategy, organizational development, and the first “customer obsessed” program for a $10 billion retailer, contributing to its historic 31% growth period. Tabitha formerly served as SVP of innovation and sustainability at Balfour Beatty Investments and Lend Lease Americas. While there, she was honored at the White House for her thought leadership on leveraging behavior change and smart tech to reduce energy costs. She was also responsible for the world’s largest rooftop solar community and for 3 “Net-Zero” communities. Tabitha served as CEO of several companies and is an award-winning author.

Residing and working in Nashville, TN, Tabitha has a BS in Finance from the University of Louisville, an MBA from Fairfield University, a Masters in Bank Management from CBA’s Graduate School of Retail Bank Management at the University of Virginia. She holds a Blockchain Certification from MIT, Certified Energy Manager and a Certified Demand Side Manager designations through the Association of Energy Engineers, and AEM-Cube & Growth Curve certification through Human Insight.