After earning a bachelor's degree in health sciences from Benedictine University, Filer went on to earn a master's degree in public health from the Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, and a master's in business administration from the University of Notre Dame, Mendoza College of Business. Additionally, Filer has attended executive programs at both Harvard Business School and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Scott Filer is the President and CEO of One Hope United, a large multi-state nonprofit that provides an array of supportive therapeutic, early learning and residential services to nearly 30,000 children and families. Most recently, Filer served as the President and CEO of the National Children's Center in Washington, DC. He also presently serves as an adjunct faculty member at the University of Chicago and also serves on several boards, including Public Health Foundation Enterprises in Los Angeles, California.
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