Savvy, experienced and intuitive.

Scott Black

Partner, President
Phone 651-433-7211


Scott Black is a partner and the president of Essential Decisions, Inc.  He specializes in delivery of the full range of development services, market research and client development.


Scott has over ten years of experience in the senior health care industry.  Scott’s primary duties include strategic planning, market research, project coordination and oversight. Starting at EDI in 2007 Scott began as a research analyst and grew into project development and partner.  Since becoming president in 2015 Scott has continued the to help not-for-profit clients develop strategies and models to further their mission.  To date Scott has been lead or co-developer on over $500 million state-of-art senior campuses .


1998-2002 Milwaukee School of Engineering


Scott enjoys spending time with his wife and two kids, fishing, hunting and owns golf clubs.