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Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer

Scott Hefter oversees business development, reputational capital and knowledge management, and marketing and communications strategy at Abt Associates. Hefter has more than 30 years of experience in global consulting in both the public and private sectors.

Before joining Abt, Hefter served as a partner and managing director at Boston Consulting Group, a global management consulting firm. There, he was part of the firm’s Global Public Sector Practice and served as President of BCG Federal.

Prior to this, he spent more than 20 years and held several leadership positions at professional services firms PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and PRTM, a management consulting firm acquired by PwC in 2011. From 2011 to 2014, Hefter served as PwC’s U.S. Management Consulting leader and was the global lead for PWC’s Data and Analytics Practice. From 2006 to 2011, he was the global managing partner at PRTM, where he served as the first global CEO. Previously, he led the firm’s government practice and global telecommunications line of business.

Hefter has lived in the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia, and has worked with clients and senior executives in more than 20 countries.


  • Knowledge management
  • Business transformation
  • Management consulting
  • Reputational capital
  • Data Analytics
  • Private Sector


Scott Hefter