Hannah Scott, JD, is the program manager of the CFAES Center for Cooperatives at Ohio State where she leads the creation and implementation of programs and assistance to foster cooperative and rural business in Ohio, West Virginia, and beyond. Hannah is passionate about cooperative opportunities in agriculture and rural communities, having worked with a variety of agricultural producers to establish co-op enterprises and leading the Ohio & West Virginia Food Hub Network and the Appalachia Cooperates Initiative. She completed the Certified Business Advisor Certificate Program through Kent State University and the Ohio Small Business Development Centers and currently serves on the board of directors of the Association of Cooperative Educators (ACE).
Hannah grew up farming with her family and remains engaged in the family cattle, row crop, forage, and hop farm in southern Ohio. She is active in her local agricultural community.