Scott Uehlinger, a graduate of the US Merchant Marine Academy, entered naval service upon graduation, serving at sea and later also sailing in the merchant marine for eight years. Entering the Central Intelligence Agency in 1996, he served abroad as an CIA Operations officer in US embassies located in the former Soviet Union for more than twelve years. A Russian speaker, he has protracted experience working against the Russian HUMINT target, as well as successes against Iranian, Terrorist and Proliferation targets. His most noteworthy and exciting tour was as a Station Chief 2008-2012. Scott married in 2012 and returned to the USA with his new family. He retired from the Agency in October 2014.
Scott has continued to appear on Television providing commentary on National Security, Intelligence and Russia, starting in October 2015. His most recent appearances were 06 Jan 17 on "The O'Reilly Factor", Fox Business "After The Bell" and Newsmax Prime. He has a weekly podcast, "Thestationchief" that can be found on iTunes, and has a Twitter feed, @thestationchief.
Scott began teaching a Master's Degree course, "Intelligence and Counterintelligence" at NYU in Fall 2016. He continues speaking at universities and veteran's groups in both NYC and Lehigh Valley. Scott started a podcast, "The Station Chief" in November that can be found on iTunes. Scott has also branched out to giving motivational speeches to young people, and also worked occasionally as a substitute teacher in local public schools as part of his personal goal of youth outreach.
Scott was elected to serve as a Pennsylvania Delegate to the Republican National Convention. He was elected to this position by the citizens of PA's 15th Congressional District, recieving the most votes out of a field of some 10 candidates.
Engaging, energetic and focused, Scott is eager to share his leadership/teambuilding experiences, as well as his risk-management and cultural acumen, to a wide variety of groups. His broad experience ensures he is comfortable addressing veteran's groups, young people, salesmen and all those interested in world events. Motivational and enthusiastic in nature, Scott's talks often focus on the light side of his former work - after all, who doesn't like to hear a good "spy story" now and then? He looks forward to using his operational and managerial experience to enhance the productivity of your endeavor through his talks.
For further information, please consult Scott's LinkedIn profile.
12 December 2016 TV Appearances
- Scott has received 5 CIA Exceptional Performance Awards (2012, 2009, 2-2007 and 2- 2003
- Scott received the Moldovan Medal of Merit in 2012 for his intensive work fostering bilateral relations between the US Government and the Government of Moldova.