Scott Lundy is President/CEO of Arrow Child & Family Ministries. He is responsible for setting long-term goals for Arrow, and developing strategies to reach them. Scott’s duties include managing Arrow’s $40 million yearly operating budget, ensuring Arrow children receive care that meets or surpasses federal requirements, and leading efforts to secure public and private service contracts. Most recently, Scott led the successful charge to obtain national accreditation for Arrow through the Council on Accreditation.
He has 22 years of experience in human services program development and management, and he is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Child Care Administrator. Scott currently serves as president of the Texas Alliance of Child and Family Services, and is a member of the Foster Care Redesign Public Private Partnership and the Committee for Advancing Residential Practices.
Jay Pruett currently serves as Chief Operating Officer for Arrow Child and Family Ministries. His primary responsibilities include developing and executing Arrow’s strategic growth plan and fostering relationships with child welfare leaders across the country. Working with other members of Arrow’s leadership team, Jay focuses on formulating strategies that result in unique partnerships being forged between public child welfare institutions and the local church.
Prior to assuming his post at Arrow, Jay was a Principal with The Washington Group, a privately held consulting group based in Atlanta, GA. In this role he provided various consultative services to governmental departments and private agencies seeking to implement community-based systems of care and performance-based contracts. His background in non-profit financial modeling resulted in his selection to rate regulation projects in both Georgia and Wisconsin. He has authored more than 100 program proposals in child welfare, juvenile justice and mental health resulting in nearly $40M in new revenue for his clients.
Jay has spoken extensively across the country on topics ranging from the implementation of evidence-based models to complex systems of care management. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Religion and Psychology and an MBA from Union University. Jay and his wife (an LPC from whom he’s acquired what clinical knowledge he has) live in Birmingham, AL. As the proud parents of five wonderful children, they have no free time.