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Scott M. Saylor

Of Counsel

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Overview

Scott Saylor counsels businesses in a variety of industries in corporate matters including economic development initiatives, entity formation, joint ventures, acquisitions, and corporate expansion projects. His unique perspective on infrastructure and job creation is valuable insight for our clients seeking to locate businesses and grow in the region.

He joins Nexsen Pruet from the North Carolina Railroad Company (NCRR), following a 31-year tenure, serving as President since 2000. In his role, Saylor managed all operations and planning of NCRR, while working with private and community partners to bring rail-served industries to North Carolina and advancing main line rail improvements. A native of Forsyth County, NC, his deep roots in the region and keen business acumen positioned him to lead plans for business growth, infrastructure, job creation, and manufacturing projects throughout his career.

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Education

North Carolina Central University School of Law, J.D., 1984

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, BSBA, 1981

UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, Young Executives Institute, 1998

Center for Creative Leadership - Leading Strategically, 2013

Bar Admissions

North Carolina

Civic & Professional Memberships

Member, North Carolina Bar Association Real Property and Business Law

Member, National Association of Corporate Directors, Research Triangle Chapter, 2018- Present

Member, Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, North Carolina Chamber

Past President, Railway Association of North Carolina

Capital Associated Industries Board of Directors, 2013-2020 (Audit Committee)

NC Go! Board of Directors

Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors, 2018-2020

Raleigh Charter High School Board of Directors, 2008-2015

Recognitions
  • Honored by North Carolina Railroad Company/Town of Morrisville with the naming of the Crabtree Creek bridge, "Scott Saylor and Family Bridge"
  • Presented with the “Order of the Long Leaf Pine" by the North Carolina Department of Transportation on behalf of Governor Roy Cooper

Scott lives in Raleigh, N.C. with his wife Fran, and they have two sons. His interests include fishing, boating, hunting and occasional golf.

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