scout Team


Lindsey scannapieco
Co-Founder / managing partner

Lindsey co-founded scout (uk) in 2011 through scout’s first project Films on Fridges. After over 6 years of living in London, Lindsey moved back to her native Philadelphia and established scout-us. Lindsey holds a B.S. in Real Estate Finance and Entrepreneurship from the University of Southern California and a Master's in City Design & Social Science from the London School of Economics. Prior to starting scout, Lindsey led Interim Uses on the London 2012 Olympic site.

She is actively engaged in the wider development of the city as a board member of the 5th Square, an urbanism political action committee in Philadelphia, and as a board member of the Edmund Bacon Memorial Awards / Better Philadelphia Challenge at the Philadelphia Center for Architecture. 


Liz MaillIe
DIRECTOR OF Leasing & Marketing

Liz joined the Scout team in early 2015 and, in her role, has the pleasure of working closely with some of Philadelphia's best and brightest to find spaces to call work home. Previously as Next City's programming and development manager, Liz created and implemented the organization's Philadelphia-based event series and lectures and conferences in cities across the country. Liz is also co-founder and board chair of the nonprofit, Friends of the Rail Park.


Natalie Deduck
community engagement and leasing coordinator

Natalie joined Scout in January 2018 after spending over two years in Indonesia as an Educational Volunteer for the Peace Corps. With a background in community development and a bachelor's degree in Political Science from Quinnipiac University, Natalie loves to learn about the history, cultures, communities, and places that create urban environments. In her position with Scout, she supports leasing efforts and manages tenant relationships and communications at Bok. She also cultivates relationships with neighbors, local schools, community organizations, and Bok alumni. Natalie loves exploring the city, meeting new people and fluffy dogs, and traveling whenever possible.


Administrative Coordinator

Hannah has been a part of the Philadelphia community and arts scene for over 14 years. She joined Scout in the spring of 2019 as the Administrative Coordinator.  Previously, she managed a residential leasing office for nearly a decade. She attended University of the Arts and received her BA in Crafts with a focus in Metalsmithing. With a passion for art, fine details and exploration, Hannah can often be found hard at work in her jewelry studio, enjoying the rich culture of Philadelphia or traveling to discovering new places.


Aubrey Fink
Marketing & Communications Manager

Aubrey joined the Scout team in May of 2019 after graduating from University of the Arts with a degree in Graphic Design. Aubrey has worked with prominent Philly organizations such as WXPN, Mural Arts Philadelphia, and Quirk Books in marketing and design roles. She believes that marketing is the most successful when it blends beautiful design and a great story. Aubrey is also the editor of the intergenerational women's magazine, The Bridge. Talk to her about TV to win her heart.

Emma Rutherford

Emma co-founded scout (uk) in 2011 through scout’s first project Films on Fridges and is responsible for the design and detailed delivery of projects. Emma has 7 years experience in both architecture and urban design practices most recently at Publica where she developed area surveys and strategies for large parts of central London. She is excited by often overlooked ‘ordinary’ urban situations and her work has focused on a deep understanding of the existing condition and an engagement with the urban context of a project across a range of scales.

Emma trained in Architecture in the UK at Manchester School of Architecture and London Metropolitan University. She also holds a Masters in Spatial Planning and Urban Design with distinction. 


kristin vessio
operations manager

Kristin joined Scout in July 2015 after previously working for branding and design firms in Philadelphia on both the creative and project management sides. With a background influenced by coursework in environmental design and a visual display internship for Anthropologie, Kristin’s interests have always included interior design, architecture, and how people interact with space. Other interests include cooking (but mostly eating), hiking, and exploring Philadelphia aimlessly on sunny days.


Laura Butera
Design director

Laura has a love for community-focused design and the public parks of Philadelphia, where she can be found most Saturday mornings sketching or people-watching. Her past design work includes projects with Olin landscape architects, neighborhood resource centers, real estate appraisers, and campus planners. 

Laura holds a BA in Architectural Studies from Hobart and William Smith Colleges and a masters degree in Landscape Architecture from the Harvard Graduate School of Design, where she focused on urban design and public spaces.


kevin romano
Construction manager

Kevin is a developer who started and has run SquallCo Development since 2004. He joined Scout in January 2016 to manage development and construction at BOK. A graduate of Gettysburg College with a degree in History, Kevin started his career in banking, had a brief stop in an Internet start-up, and has been in and around real estate and development in Philadelphia ever since. 

With an interest in urban renewal projects and bringing buildings back to life, being a part of the Scout team gives Kevin the opportunity to work on both at a large scale.