Scott Phillips serves as the Executive Director of Passages. Prior to joining Passages in 2015, Scott was the Midwest Outreach Director for AIPAC (American Israel Public Affairs Committee). During his tenure with AIPAC, Scott organized both grassroots and grass tops coalitions in the Christian leadership community and spoke regularly on topics related to the US-Israel relationship. Scott lived for three years in Israel with his wife Ashley, serving as the Christian travel brand manager for Da’at Educational Expeditions. Prior to living in Israel, he served as a staff pastor in a local church in the Dallas area. Scott is passionate about connecting next generation Christian leaders with the deep biblical roots of their faith and introducing them to the people and places of Israel. Scott received his Diploma in Practical Theology and Youth Ministry from Christ for the Nations Institute, his B.A. in Christian Ministry and Business Administration from Dallas Baptist University, and is now working to complete his MBA from the University of Illinois. Scott and Ashley have two daughters and currently reside in the Dallas, TX area.