Scott Fearing has been the Executive Director of the Gay Alliance since October of 2013. He joined The Gay Alliance as the Program Director in 2007 where he was primarily responsible for the Education and Training Program. He moved to Rochester in 2006 from Minneapolis where he worked for nearly 15 years as the Senior Director for OutFront Minnesota, a statewide LGBT organization. A graduate of St Cloud State University with a program focus on Inter-cultural Communications and adult education, Fearing has provided consultation and training to many public and private sector organizations around the country, his areas of expertise include, Health Care, Senior Issues, Law Enforcement and Crime Victim Services.

He moved to Rochester when his partner decided to pursue a career change, and became a student in the School of American Arts and Crafts at RIT registered through NTID.

In 2014 Scott was invited to give a Rochester TEDx talk, you can see his talk here: http://youtu.be/3UaOl8SYHes