Chief Executive Officer, Canadian American Business Council
Maryscott (Scotty) Greenwood is chief executive officer of the Canadian American Business Council and co-leads the US Federal Public Policy practice of Dentons US, LLP a leading global law firm. Scotty is a member of the board of directors of Tilray where she serves on the audit committee as well as nomination, governance and compensation committees. She also serves on the board of the Foundation for Art and Preservation in Embassies where she serves on the executive committee as chair of the communications committee, and previously as secretary of the board. In addition, she serves as advisory director for a tech start up (HYR) and a non-profit (Hostage US). Previous boards consist of the board of the World Affairs Council of Washington, the Girls20 Initiative and the Association of Canadian Studies in the U.S.
Scotty has a distinguished career in government and government relations, addressing public policy challenges in the U.S. and Canada.
Appointed by President Bill Clinton, Greenwood served in the U.S. State Department as chief of staff at the United States Embassy in Ottawa 1997 – 2001. Prior, she served as the chief federal/state liaison for the Mayor of Atlanta, including the 1996 Interagency Security Task Force for the Olympic Games.
14:15 — U.S. and Canada relations – what does this mean for construction?
U.S. and Canada have shared in North America’s prosperity and benefited from free trade for several decades. Hear more about what this evolving relationship means in terms of opportunities and risks for the Canadian construction industry.