Scott Long

Professional Experience

  • Founder/publisher of Ante Up Poker Media LLC
  • Former newspaper editor at the Tampa Bay Times and other newspapers


  • Bachelor’s degree in political journalism from Marietta (Ohio) College
  • Minors in Economics and History
  • Certificate in Leadership

Civic Activities

  • Former member, Safety Harbor Planning & Zoning Board
  • Former member, Safety Harbor Board of Appeals
  • Former chairman, Safety Harbor Public Art Committee
  • Former president, Harbor Woods Village Homeowners Association
  • Member, Safety Harbor Chamber of Commerce
  • Board member, North Pinellas Cultural Alliance
  • Board member, Marietta College Entrepreneurship Advisory Board
  • Graduate, Safety Harbor Citizens Academy
  • Volunteer for local organizations and events


  • Lives in Harbor Woods Village with wife of 16 years, Laura, and two cats: Sahara and Draper
  • Enjoys traveling, history, 80s rock concerts, and sports
  • Season-ticket holder for Clearwater Threshers and Ohio State University football and a member of U.S. Soccer’s Supporters Club.