Scott Eisner

ALF Director; President, U.S.-Africa Business Center, U.S. Chamber of Commerce



United States

Scott Eisner is President of the U.S.-Africa Business Center at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and an officer at the Chamber serving as vice president. In the last sixteen years, he has taken up positions of increasing responsibility from Director of Programs/ Chamber Foundation to his current positions. Eisner represents the Chamber’s interests in Africa through its U.S.-Africa Business Center (USAfBC), the business community’s leading advocacy group aimed at strengthening U.S.-Africa trade relations. He directs the strategic activities of the USAfBC as it engages with senior-level U.S. government officials, international business leaders, and African governments. In addition, he heads the Chamber’s U.S.-South Africa Business Council and the U.S.-Cote d’Ivoire Business Council. Before that,  Eisner was the Deputy Campaign Manager for John Mccain’s run for senate and the Assistant Program Manager for the International Republican Institute. He also served as Director of Business Development for the Kronk Boxing Gym, promoting and training Lennox Lewis. Eisner is a member of Advisory Councils for City Year South Africa, Elliot School of International Affairs, the Coalition for Development Reform, the Woodrow Wilson Center Africa Program, and the Millennium Challenge Corporation. Since 2019, Eisner has been part of the Presidential Leadership Scholars. Eisner holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Pepperdine University.