Scott Saunders is a 4th generation Key West native who continues to believe this island community is a natural paradise. He earned an accounting degree from UCF and founded Saunders & Company CPA in 1992. In 2008, he partnered with Kris Kolpin to create Saunders & Kolpin, PL. In 2004, Scott purchased one of his client companies, Fury Water Adventures, and has grown it to the largest water adventure company in the state of Florida with a track record for innovative tours and excellent customer service in Key West. Scott’s leadership at Fury has created a company with a focus on conserving the beauty of Florida’s coastal waterways and communities. He has opened the door for the UCF National center for Integrated Coastal Research to partner with the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. Scott and his wife, Tammy, are avid UCF supporters and have established the Saunders Family Endowed Scholarship and have made gifts to the UCF College of Business Administration and UCF Coastal.