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Scott Placke

Scott Placke

President, Go Drill International Inc.

 Scott Placke

Scott spent more than 12 years living and working in East Africa as president of Go Drill International Inc., a 501(C)(3) organization focused on community development. Scott has over 20 years of experience in business development and management in the O&G and biotech sectors. As an expat for 18 years on two different continents, Scott’s interests are people and culture and how to do business in foreign markets.


  • B.S., Airway Science (University of Central Texas)
  • MBA, Management (Angelo State University)


Interim Dean Appointments Announced

The University of Dallas (UD) announced the appointment of reference librarian and adjunct French instructor Ron Scrogham as interim dean of libraries and research of the Cowan-Blakely Memorial Library, and the appointment of longtime Politics Professor Richard Dougherty, Ph.D. ’93 M.A. ’89, to serve as interim dean of the Braniff Graduate School of Liberal Arts.

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