Elizabeth Scott has been named research manager of the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada.
Scott previously worked as the development officer for The National Judicial College at the University of Nevada, Reno.
Prior to her work at the university, Scott was a manager at Nevada Microenterprise Development Corp.
Scott earned a bachelor of arts degree in policy management studies from Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pa.
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