Scott Barrington

Managing Director - CEO (612) 435-7170

Scott Barrington is the CEO of North Sky Capital and is responsible for the overall management of the firm and its investment activities. Scott actively participates in all aspects of sourcing, analysis and execution of investment decisions. He is also a member of the firm’s Investment Committee. From 2000 to 2010, North Sky Capital was the private equity team within Piper Jaffray & Co. While at Piper Jaffray, Scott led the team and also served on Piper Jaffray’s Merchant Banking Investment Committee. Previously, Scott practiced law at Dorsey and Whitney LLP. At Dorsey, he was a member of the emerging companies group where he advised start-up companies and private equity firms regarding LBO and VC transactions, M&A, IPOs and other corporate finance matters. Prior to this, Scott was in the M&A department of Citigroup in New York.

Scott is a board member of TPT Public Broadcasting-Twin Cities and a regular guest lecturer at Macalester College’s entrepreneurship and capital markets classes and at impact investing conferences and industry trade association roundtables. Scott graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and economics from Macalester. He earned his JD from the University of Michigan Law School.

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