Scott Mercier is first and foremost a husband, father, and friend. In his spare time he also works as a financial advisor, owns a small restaurant company, keynotes numerous events, writes cycling op-eds and a monthly column and is the Director of Cycling for the National Champions of Colorado Mesa University. He also is active in the community and recently chaired the Board of Trustees at Community Hospital. He was valedictorian of his class of 13 from Telluride High School and earned a degree in Economics from the University of California at Berkeley. Scott can be found skiing, surfing, mountain biking and occasionally putting the hurt on the boys from CMU on his road bike. He lives in Grand Junction, Colorado with his wife, daughter and son.