Scott Sabin has served as the Executive Director and then CEO of Plant With Purpose since 1995 and has grown the organization from a single program in one country to include over 900 communities across eight countries. Scott is motivated to serve with Plant With Purpose because of the unique combination of spiritual, environmental, and economic work on behalf of the rural poor. Prior to working for Plant With Purpose, he served seven years in the United States Navy and in 2010 he published Tending to Eden: Environmental Stewardship for God’s People. Scott holds a degree in Political Science from Oregon State University and a M.A. in International Relations from the University of San Diego. Scott and his wife Nancy reside in San Diego with their two children, Amanda and Danny. On any given Saturday, Scott can be found dinghy sailing on San Diego’s waterways.