Scott Koch serves as the Executive Director of the Reissa Foundation.
Since the Foundation’s establishment in 2016, he has driven efficiency for both the Board and grantees through the design, execution and ongoing innovation of Reissa’s grantmaking process and operations. Scott works directly with each Board Member and staff to craft and implement strategies in furtherance of the Foundation’s commitment to addressing social problems and improving the lives of vulnerable populations in California and Texas. He ensures our relationships with grantees are respectful, trust based and designed to empower the organizations while reducing the grant based administrative burdens. In addition, Scott ensures the Reissa Foundation is an active participant in the philanthropic community through multiple statewide and national collaboratives.
Prior to joining Reissa, Scott cofounded Waterline Partners LLC, a nationally recognized wealth management firm which was acquired by Northern Trust Bank, where he served as a national director in the wealth management investment practice until 2015.
Scott graduated from Texas A&M with a degree in Business Administration and maintains a Certified Private Wealth Advisor (CPWA®) certification. A native Texan, he has lived in Los Angeles, the San Francisco Bay Area and Central America. Currently, Scott lives in Northern California with his wife and three lively children.