Scott Thompson, Lifematters’ founder and CEO, is an award-winning entrepreneur and investor with demonstrated experience in service, strategy, operations, financing, and M&A. He has founded and led a handful of successful companies across several business sectors, most recently in health care, and has been the recipient of Inc. Magazine’s “500/5000 Fastest Growing Companies” award eight times. In 2004, Scott established Lifematters which has been recognized in Inc. Magazine’s Fastest Growing Companies for the past six consecutive years. Scott acquired Care Management Associates (CMA) in 2011, which assists families in implementing and overseeing plans for care of their loved ones. Staffed with nurses, social workers and physical and speech therapists, CMA ensures clients receive the specialized services each requires.
In 1996, prior to creating Lifematters, Scott founded a professional employer organization, HR Tech, with $5,000. Six years later, he sold the company when it reached $132 million in revenue. He also established Intraforce.com, an application-services provider delivering Intranets over the Internet to small businesses nationwide, and Benetech, a health insurance agency that sold group insurance contracts with an emphasis on the staffing sector.
With a keen interest in diverse industries, Scott continues to exercise his entrepreneurial skills and spirit by identifying and investing in start-up and early stage companies in various categories. He has plans underway to expand the Lifematters Group of Companies to include Lifematters University, which will provide training to caregivers and other home care professionals; memory care assisted living residences, nutritious meal deliveries, wearables for seniors to help enhance their safety through medical monitoring, and “just in time” Uber-type care. Scott is a Cum Laude graduate of Millersville University, where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance. A world traveler and avid adventurer, he has visited 40-plus countries, has run with the bulls in Spain, and loves all types of motorcycles. He resides in a Maryland suburb of Washington, D.C.