Scott Stewart has over thirty-five years of business experience, including expertise in franchising and business development, construction management, leasing and lease negotiations, and land development. Scott and his wife Pam founded Ellianos in 2002, with the mission to serve Italian Quality at America’s Pace® and have been on the journey to expand the brand ever since. Scott also holds various other business roles, including Developer and President of The Preserve – a premier residential neighborhood – and commercial real estate specialist at Rockford Realty Group. Scott has created and managed several projects, including planning and developing shopping centers, hotel and restaurant sites, retail business parks, warehouses, and residential developments. Furthermore, Scott is a Little Caesars Pizza franchisee, opening twenty-three stores, and has won several awards, including Best New Franchisee of the Year, Highest Opening Sales, and Outstanding Marketing Award. While he is an ardent businessman, Scott is also committed to giving back to the communities he is a part of and beyond. He finds joy and fulfillment in helping to meet the needs of others. On the weekends, Scott can be found building tables, his favorite pastime, and has become known for his generosity for his table give-a-ways. Scott enjoys teaching his grandchildren and others, exposing them to the joys of table building. Scott genuinely enjoys hard work, values time spent traveling with his wife and family, or even playing a competitive card game with his mom and dad.