From the city’s website:
Scott Hente was elected to the Colorado Springs City Council representing District 1, the northwest quadrant of the city, in April 2003. He was re-elected to serve a four-year term in April 2005 and again in April 2009.
He is the senior vice-president and co-owner of Robert-Scott General Contractors, Inc., specializing in multi-family community development as well as custom home construction. He is also a co-owner of RS Construction and Development, Inc. and RS Holding Company, LLC. He is an active member of the local Housing and Building Association and serves as a member of the board of directors for the Colorado Association of Home Builders and has been recognized as both the Colorado Springs and Colorado Builder of the Year.
Prior to entering private business, Mr. Hente served as a career Air Force officer for 21 years. He has logged 4,100 military flying hours, of which 150 are combat. He is a veteran of Desert Storm and has been awarded the Bronze Star, three Air Medals and numerous commendation medals. In addition to flying, Mr. Hente oversaw and managed the $300+ million annual Air Force Space Command communications and computer budget and also served as the commander of the 350 person 21st Communications Squadron at Peterson Air Force Base. He retired in 1996 as a Lieutenant Colonel.
Mr. Hente graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Air Force Academy in 1975 and received a Master of Science degree from the University of Nebraska in 1982.
Mr. Hente and his wife Lyn have two children: Adrienne and Michael, and three grandsons.
Scott Hente’s Council term ends in 2013.