Orlando Scott has been a local resident of Chatham County for over 39 years. He graduated from Savannah High School and earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Savannah State University. Living by Savannah State’s mantra, “You can get anywhere from here,” Orlando has over 15 years of experience in Senior Strategic Leadership and has proven himself to be an adaptive leader who has the heart of all Chatham County residents in mind.
Professionally, he is the District Manager for Advance Auto Parts Stores and provides senior leadership for 15 company stores covering the Savannah Metropolitan Area and The Low Country of South Carolina. Prior to this position, he has held multi-unit leadership positions with Dollar General Stores and Circuit City Corporation. In 2019, Orlando was the first recipient of the Advance Auto Parts Martin Luther King Pay It Forward Award, which gives recognition to the top team member of the company who embodies acts of kindness and service.
Outside of his professional role in corporate America, Orlando is an active member and Elder of Overcoming By Faith Ministries, with duties that include Men’s Ministry Leader and Musician. In addition, he extends his leadership and serves as a key organizer for the community-wide Rock Fest Back to School Drive at the Ministry that annually distributes free uniforms to over 1,000 students.
Orlando has been faithfully married to the love of his life Tonya for 20 years and they have two wonderfully smart and gifted children, Olivia and Andre.