Scott Mattson is GRCC's Job Training & Construction Trades Program Manager. Scott works with an incredible team at the GRCC MTEC where they help students learn hands-on skills to start new careers in automotive, computers, construction electrical, machine tool/CNC, medical assistant, residential construction, and welding.
Scott enjoys helping people reach their goals, whatever that may be. "There are so many opportunities in the skilled trades that don't often get shared and I love to share the life that can be earned on this path," he says. "I get to see individuals make life-changing decisions and how proud they are of themselves when they complete their program and begin working."
Scott received his bachelor's degree from Lake Superior State University. After graduation he worked in Lansing, and then in the Upper Peninsula to work in the hospitality industry. He then worked at Lake Superior State University as the Men's and Women's Tennis Coach and Intramural Activities Director for 4 years. In 2000, Scott had the opportunity to apply and interview for a position at GRCC and has been here ever since!