Published on December 01, 2020

Silver Cross Hospital Names Scott Paddock Senior Vice President of External Affairs

Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox has named Scott Paddock Senior Vice President of External Affairs. He has administrative oversight for the hospital’s Marketing & Community Relations Department, Government Affairs, and the Silver Cross Foundation.

Scott PaddockPrior to joining Silver Cross, Paddock served as president of Chicagoland Speedway and Route 66 Raceway for the past nine years, where he oversaw all aspects of one of Illinois’ largest sports and entertainment complexes.

Before that, he was the director of sports marketing for the Gatorade Company, a division of PepsiCo Inc. In that role, he was responsible for the management of the brand’s 120MM sports marketing sponsorship portfolio, including all league, team and spokesperson relations and negotiations, while serving as a key member of the Gatorade Leadership Team.

Paddock received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame. He has served on a number of boards and committees over the years, including membership on USA Basketball’s Board of Directors, USA Basketball’s Executive Committee, the Athlete Advisory Council (AAC) to the United States Olympic Committee, and the Chicago 2016 Olympic Committee. Prior to joining the staff at Silver Cross Hospital, Paddock served on the Silver Cross Hospital Board of Directors, most recently as Chairman.

In addition, Paddock currently serves on the Board of Directors for Illinois Special Olympics, the Chicago Sports Commission, Will County’s Center for Economic Development, and in 2019, he was appointed to the Illinois Toll Highway Authority Board.

In 2008, he was named a member of the Sports Business Journal’s prestigious Forty Under Forty.

Paddock and his family reside in Orland Park.

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