Scott F. Paradis is a student of life and seeker of ultimate truth. Believing only once something is made simple can we truly understand, he intends to discern, distill and leverage the fundamentals of enduring wisdom. A native of New Hampshire, Scott concluded a 30+ year career with the United States Army retiring at the rank of colonel. In addition to varied stateside assignments he completed tours in Europe and the Middle East. He served as a Congressional Fellow with the United States Senate and as a National Security Fellow with the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He holds a Master of Science in Administration from Central Michigan University and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of New Hampshire. He and his wife, a shining star – the former Lisa Newcombe – currently live in Eagle River, Alaska. Scott and Lisa have two extraordinary adult children: Merideth and Mitchell.