Scott Atkin, Butler University Class of 1985, has lived a life of service to others and has made a very significant contribution to the business world, and in doing so has done a great service to Sigma Chi as well. After receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in both Chemistry (Honors) and Computer Science (Honors) from Butler in 1985, Scott went on to work for The Dow Chemical Company as a Senior Research Chemist until 1991 when he became the Co-Founder and President of SAGIAN Inc. This company provides services and products to the research markets in life sciences and chemical industries. Scott is still on board with SAGIAN as Managing Director today. In 1996, Scott became the Executive Vice President of Beckman Coulter where he oversaw more than 700 engineers on three continents supporting all product lines and business units for Beckman Coulter. He served in the position until 2011, when he was given the role of President of Life Sciences for Beckman Coulter, a role that he served through 2012. Currently, Scott is a Member of the Board of Advisors for Vision Tech Partners who provide thoughtful, systematic, and proven approaches to deliver financial and strategic support to promising entrepreneurs and startup companies. More recently in March of 2014, Scott helped to Co-Found Inside Out Innovations, LLC, which provides business advisory and consulting services to companies desiring to improve the effectiveness of their product realization processes. Scott has also received numerous awards throughout his professional life including Entrepreneur of the Year (Indiana Finalist 1995), Indiana Growth 100 Company SAGIAN Inc. 1996, and Beckman Coulter Award for Most Significant New Product Introduction 2001, to name just a few. Outside of his professional life Scott is active in his local Little League Baseball Association where he has served as Vice President of Eagle Creek Little League Baseball, and Secretary of Indy Bulldogs Baseball, Inc. He is also a licensed IHSAA Baseball Umpire. His postgraduate Butler involvement has included Sigma Chi Housing Corporation, Butler Computer Science & Software Engineering Advisory Board, Liberal Art and Sciences Board of Visitors, and Technology Transfer Committee. As is apparent by his credentials, Scott is well deserving of this Significant Sig honor and Rho Chapter is proud to call him one of our own.