Senator Rupp was born in 1973 in Peoria, IL. He moved to Missouri at the age of 10 and later graduated from Duchesne High School. Scott obtained a degree in political science from the University of Missouri in 1995.
Sen. Rupp and his brother, Gregory Rupp, founded a college preparatory company, Educational Funding & Financial Aid Specialists. Also having held his securities licenses, Scott also founded the investment firm Rupp & Associates along with a mortgage brokerage firm called Educational Financing Company. Scott sold his businesses upon his election to the Missouri Senate and is now vice-president of business development, specializing in commercial lending with UMB bank in O’Fallon.
On a personal level, Scott enjoys spending the majority of his free time with his two children, Noelle and Scottie Jr. He also volunteers his time on local civic causes and coaching youth soccer.
Sen. Rupp serves on the Adv. Board at the St. Louis Crisis Nursery, United Services, along with the Board of the Community Council, the Foundation Board of Barat Academy, Children’s Services Commission and the State Board for First Steps, (Missouri’s Early Childhood Intervention Program in Missouri), along with being a Board member of the Missouri High Risk Insurance Pool.
Senator Rupp is a member of the Chamber’s of Commerce in all the cities within the 2nd Senate District; as well as a member of the NFIB; NRA; the Missouri Right to Life; Knights of Columbus; St. Patrick’s Catholic Church; St. Charles County Pachyderm Club; and the Young Republicans.