Scott Hartman

President and CEO


Scott is President/CEO of Rutter’s Holdings, operating 85 Rutter’s convenience stores; in Pennsylvania, Maryland and West Virginia. Rutter’s Dairy, selling products in five states; and M&G Realty. Rutter’s is the oldest vertically integrated food company in the U.S. dating back 11 generations, 276 years to 1747. Rutter’s stores are celebrating 55 years in convenience.

Scott started in the family business at the age of 12 working summers. He received his Accounting Degree from George Washington University and MBA from Duke University. He was employed by Price Waterhouse as Senior Manager in Consulting from 1983-1990 and is a CPA.

Scott is past Chairman of National Association of Convenience Stores, Petroleum Convenience Association for Technology Standards (now CONNEXUS), the Pennsylvania Convenience Store Council and Pennsylvania Food Merchants Association. Scott has served on Advisory Boards to companies including Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and First Data. He has served on many local charity Boards including York Memorial Hospital, The American Red Cross and Easter Seals. Scott has also been a national & international presenter at numerous food industry conferences.

Scott has been inducted into the Convenience Store Hall of Fame, Food Industry Hall of Fame, Convenience Store Technology Hall of Fame and Candy Hall of Fame. In 2019, he was also recognized by Convenience Store News as “One of the 50 Most Influential People in C-Store History”. In 2015, Scott was awarded the AJC National Human Relations Award.

Scott resides in York, Pennsylvania with his wife, Cathy, and has two adult children, Sara who teaches public school in Fairfax County, VA and Christopher, who is Director of Fuels, Forecourt and Advertising at Rutter’s.Scott loves playing golf and has played 133 of Golf Magazine’s Top 100 Courses in the World. He and his son, Chris, have played 92 of the top 100 courses together.  After this meeting, Chris & Scott are heading to Japan and South Korea to play 5 world top 100 courses on their list.  No parent/child has ever played a world top 100 course list together….they are getting close.