Executive Department

Deputy Town Manager

Duties & Responsibilities

The Deputy Town Manager is responsible for:

  • High level administrative and managerial duties
  • Strategic planning
  • Budgeting
  • Managing the implementation of Town programs, projects and policies

About Scott Marshall

Scott Marshall was appointed as the Deputy Town Manager for the Town of Bluffton in December of 2015.

Prior to joining the Town of Bluffton staff, Mr. Marshall was employed by Beaufort County since his arrival to the Lowcountry in June, 2009. While serving Beaufort County, he was the Executive Director of the Board of Elections and Registration until June, 2013 when he was named Director of Parks and Leisure Services.

A retired Air Force officer, Mr. Marshall was also an organization and strategy consultant with Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc. During his 23-year military career, he served in a variety of positions and career fields, to include nuclear weapons maintenance, intelligence, training, joint operations and White House support. Mr. Marshall is a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF), during which he was a military adviser to the Iraqi Air Force. In this role he oversaw the development of technical training programs which remain critical to sustaining Iraq’s military air power. Mr. Marshall was awarded the Bronze Star for his service in Iraq.


Mr. Marshall earned a master’s degree in public administration with a concentration in human resources from American Public University, graduating with honors. He also earned a bachelor’s degree in political science and psychology from Eastern Michigan University with a minor of military science. Additionally, he holds a master of human resources management certificate from Villanova University and is an International City/County Management Association Credentialed Manager.


Marshall is a member of:

  • International City/County Management Association (Credentialed Manager)
  • Municipal Association of South Carolina
  • Council of Development Finance Agencies
  • Military Officers Association of America

Community Involvement

Marshall’s community involvement includes:

  • OneBlood Beaufort Community Ambassador Committee
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