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About Scott

Scott Costello has lived in Alachua County for nearly 30 years.  He moved to Gainesville to attend the University of Florida, and has since developed a successful business.

In 2003 Scott founded Advantage Publishing, Inc., parent company of three publications, HOME: Living in Greater Gainesville, Business in Greater Gainesville and Guide to Greater Gainesville.  Scott has built a career promoting the quality of life, individuals, businesses, institutions, and natural beauty of Alachua County.

Through his business, Scott has served as a sponsor and advocate for many of North Central Florida’s Non-Profit organizations such as Tyler’s Hope for a Dystonia Cure, Child Advocacy Center, PACE Center for Girls, Ronald McDonald House, Junior Achievement, Girls Place, PALS Thrive, Haven Hospice, Boys & Girls Club, Peaceful Paths, The Education Foundation, ElderCare, The Community Foundation, Cade Museum, University of Florida Performing Arts, Hippodrome State Theatre, SW Advocacy Group, LifeSouth and more.

Scott also hosts events such as the Taste of Greater Gainesville, the Impact Awards, and the Fierce Awards. Starting in 2009 and going into its 10th year, Taste of Greater Gainesville is a one-of-a-kind event that features local restaurants and the Iron Chef Gainesville competition. To date, Scott has lead the charge in raising over $500,000 for Taste’s charitable partners: Tyler’s Hope for a Dystonia Cure, PACE Centers for Girls, the Ronald McDonald House of North Central Florida, and the Child Advocacy Center of Gainesville.

The Impact Awards recognize those in the community who have motivated, educated, inspired and altogether created a positive impact on the Greater Gainesville community. The Fierce Awards recognize the talented and transformative women in the business community.  The beneficiary of Fierce is Girls Place.

Scott lives in Gainesville and is the father of two daughters, Lindsay and Taylor.

About Scott Costello

Scott Costello has lived in Alachua County for nearly 30 years. He moved to Gainesville to attend the University of Florida, and has since developed a successful business.

How to Reach Scott?

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Scott Costello for County Commission, District 2
4915 NW 43rd Street Gainesville, FL 32606
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