About Us

Our Core


Scout connects growing companies with great cities.

We make it easy for cities to recruit and retain while streamlining site selection for growing companies. 


Our vision is to be the destination for location based business decisions.


Our mission is to streamline economic development by connecting growing companies with great cities and resources.


We value transparency, trust, and data integrity. 

Meet the

Scout Team

Our team is a unique blend of seasoned entrepreneurs and industry experts who have collectively shaped the Scout platform. Together, we've harnessed our experience and strengths to create a platform that addresses the complexities of site selection and economic development so businesses can make better location based decisions. 


Ryan Abramson

Ryan has been building high growth technology companies for the past 10 years. Ryan worked as a site selection and government affairs consultant for relocating businesses which led him to co-found the Scout marketplace.


Lucas Wiley

Lucas has founded several data engineering teams for some of the world's leading software companies. He previously created software to help municipalities manage local investment networks, which led him to develop Scout.


Jack Dreifuss

Jack is a technologist and venture capitalist for companies that protect America’s national interests. From semi-conductor manufacturing, to industrial AI, Jack has been instrumental in identifying and nurturing cutting-edge technologies.


Brian Tate

Brian is the Founder and CEO of Oats Overnight, a vertically integrated breakfast brand. Brian saw first-hand the benefits and challenges of site selection when he was searching for a new facility that would create 180 new jobs. 

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Scout provides services for

Economic Developers

We help cities and EDOs recruit and retain business through profiles, data, and reviews. 

For expanding and relocating businesses
Scout provides services for

Relocating Businesses

We help expanding and relocating businesses find the right data, incentives, and resources.