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Hi I'm Scott

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am an IT guy, and through a myriad of twists and turns, I ended up as the director of IT for the live division of Levity Entertainment Group, meaning I am responsible for the entire technology infrastructure for all the Improv comedy clubs in California, and a few out of state. I have three kids, and we have a ton of fun as they progress through adolescence. I have more hobbies than I have time, I play several online games including Lord of the Rings Online, Diablo 3, and Star Wars: The Old Republic. I am a long time reader and collector of comic books, with a collection of several thousand issues (which makes for a very full closet). I am a very active member of the Adult Fan of LEGO (AFOL) community, and love to build and participate in community events. Finally, when I can find the time, I also enjoy card and board games, and attending LA Kings hockey games. Somewhere in the midst of all that I find time to sleep.

Why I am a Mormon

When I was ten years old a good friend invited me to attend church with him, my family had never been particularly religious, only attending church for weddings or funerals. Having nothing better to do that day, I accepted and my journey began. My mother had actually joined the church back when she was in high school, but had slipped out of active participation shortly after graduation. After attending for a few weeks the full time missionaries came by our house and began teaching us the discussions, and I chose to be baptized and join, my mother recommitted to activity, and a few months later when my younger brother turned eight he joined us. I remained active in the church until around fifteen when I moved out of my mother's house and in with my father. I found myself in a new city too far away from my old congregation to attend, and unfamiliar with the new ward; it wasn't long before I fell into inactivity. When I got into college I met a young lady who was also LDS, and upon learning my situation she invited me to attend with her, which I did. An acquaintance of ours was leaving soon for a two year mission and invited us to his farewell talk, which we attended. There during that service I was struck with the overwhelming inspiration that I should serve as well. I was wholly unprepared for such a decision, as I had not been active in church in years, and was still filled with doubt about what I truly believed, but I knew the promptings were real, and in my heart I could not deny the message I had received. It took nearly two years, and much struggle and self doubt, but eventually I prepared myself for missionary service, and honorably completed a two year mission in the Florida Tallahassee Mission.

How I live my faith

I am currently serving as president of our young men's quorum, and an assistant scoutmaster for our Boy Scout troop. This gives me the fantastic opportunity to help our youth as they grow in the gospel, and as we together serve our community.