Campaign links: Scott Eric Reske (D-IN-5)
Scott Eric Reske
Scott Reske Congressional Candidate Indiana District 5
Biography of Scott Reske from Reske for Congress
Scott Reske moved to Indiana with his family in 1964 when his father began work as a plant engineer in Lapel. Spending his childhood in Madison County, Scott graduated from Pendleton Heights High School in 1978. Scott was accepted to Purdue University and, while studying for his engineering degree, served as a firefighter and lived in the local fire station as a caretaker.
Early in his college career, Scott decided to serve his country as a United States Marine Corps officer. Between his junior and senior years at Purdue, he attended Officer Candidate School and later was an Honor Graduate from The Basic School in Quantico, Virginia.
After graduating from Purdue in 1983 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering, Scott accepted a commission as a second lieutenant in the United States Marine Corp and was subsequently selected to become a Marine aviator. Scott served as a helicopter pilot stationed on the West Coast with multiple overseas deployments. While serving in the Marine Corps, Scott earned a Masters of Public Administration from City University of Seattle.
After leaving active duty in 1992, Scott joined the family business and moved his family back to Pendleton. Scott became a business owner and principal of one of Indiana’s major civil engineering firms, which employs over 100 people. Today, Scott is involved with a start-up construction firm and a construction products company.
An Iraq War veteran, Scott continued his military service in the Marine Corps Reserve. Serving a total of 28 years, Scott retired as a Colonel in 2009. Fully involved in community service, Scott was a volunteer firefighter with the Pendleton Volunteer Fire Department for 15 years and currently volunteers as a reserve Deputy with the Madison County Sheriff’s Department.
In 2002, Scott became a state representative as a way to continue to be of service to his community. He believes it is our sacred right as Americans to participate in our government and our responsibility to leave a better country for future generations. Loyal to his constituents, Scott has fought for public education funding, property tax reform, jobs and economic development, and child protection.
Serving simultaneously as a business owner and a state legislator, Scott is considered an expert on economic development throughout the Midwest. During his time in the legislature, he has served as chairman of the House Committee on Economic Development and Chairman of the Midwest Legislative Conference, Council of State Governments. As a legislator, Scott has received numerous bipartisan awards from his peers.
Scott is married to Jennifer and has three children.
Biography of Scott Reske from Indiana House Democratic Caucus
State Representative Scott E. Reske became a member of the Indiana House of Representatives in 2002. A Madison County resident for nearly 40 years, Scott Reske is extremely loyal to Madison County and focused on economic development and jobs.
After 28 years of service, Scott recently retired from the Marine Corps Reserve at the rank of colonel, including 10 years on active duty as a pilot, and recent combat duty in Iraq. Scott has also served as a volunteer firefighter for the last 20 years.
Married with 3 children, Scott Reske holds an engineering degree from Purdue University and a Masters of Public Administration.
Scott has successfully fought for property tax reform and to protect Madison County from the Indianapolis stadium tax.
A leader and expert in economic development, Scott received the Small Business Champion Award from the Indiana Chamber of Commerce for his bipartisan efforts.