Scott Phillips serves as the Executive Director of Passages; Prior to joining Passages, 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 within key Midwest congressional districts, speaking regularly on US foreign policy in the Middle East, Israel’s security concerns, and 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. Scott and Ashley have two daughters and currently reside in Aurora, IL.