Thought Partners for
Social Innovators

The ORS Impact team has earned a global reputation for leadership, insight and innovation. We work collaboratively with our clients, bringing our distinctive expertise in planning, measurement and evaluation to their most vexing challenges.

Scott Campanario , PhD

Senior Research Consultant


Supporting social impact organizations in their work to make the world a better and more equitable place for all is the driving force for Scott’s work with clients. He joined ORS Impact in 2021 and has a strong passion and interest in working with complex data and evaluation methods to help clients improve in their ability to learn from constituents and ultimately grow in becoming more effective and impactful in their social impact strategies.

Scott earned his PhD in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from Seattle Pacific University, with a particular emphasis on strategy and evaluation in organizations. During his time at Seattle Pacific University and thereafter, he gained experience consulting with organizations across the nonprofit, philanthropic, and private sectors, engaging evaluation and assessment, strategy development, and organizational design efforts. With these organizations, he has used his strengths in data analytics, statistics, and mixed methods evaluation approaches to inform organizational strategies, processes, and feedback, listening, and learning mechanisms.

Scott was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest and has called Seattle home since 2014. Outside of work, he is actively engaged as a lecturer and adjunct professor of psychology at multiple universities in the Seattle area. His hobbies include cooking and baking, playing guitar and piano, and supporting his beloved Gonzaga Bulldogs every March Madness season.

Sample Projects:

  • Evaluation Partner for the Fund for Shared Insight
  • Evaluation Partner for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's Global Policy Advocacy team
  • Evaluation Partner for Packard Foundation Organizational Effectiveness
  • Evaluation Partner for the Science Philanthropy Alliance