General Authorities and General Officers

Elder C. Scott Grow

First Quorum of the Seventy

 Elder C. Scott Grow was called to serve as a member of the First Quorum of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on April 2, 2005, at age 56. He was called as an Area Authority in August 1995 and as a member of the Fifth Quorum of Seventy in April 1997. As an Area Seventy, he served in the North America Northwest Area Presidency and as president of the Idaho Area. As a General Authority, he served as president of the Mexico North Area and as a counselor in the Mexico Area Presidency. Elder Grow currently serves on various committees at Church Headquarters in Salt Lake City.

Elder Grow received a bachelor of science degree in accounting from Brigham Young University in 1971. He was a certified public accountant, an accredited estate planner, and a registered investment advisor representative. After working with an international CPA firm in Los Angeles, California, Elder Grow was president and founder of Grow Rasmussen LLP, a CPA firm in Boise, Idaho. He was twice elected as a school board trustee and was also appointed by the governor of Idaho to serve on two state advisory boards.

Elder Grow has served in numerous Church callings, including full-time missionary in the Southeast Mexican Mission, bishop’s counselor, executive secretary to a regional representative, stake Young Men president, high councilor, stake president’s counselor, president of the Uruguay Montevideo Mission (1988-1991), and stake president.

Cecil Scott Grow was born in Moscow, Idaho, on May 5, 1948. He married Rhonda Lee Patten in 1969. They are the parents of eight children and have 41 grandchildren.

Recent articles, addresses, and speeches

The Miracle of the AtonementApril 2011 General Conference

The Book of Mormon, the Instrument to Gather Scattered IsraelOctober 2005 General Conference

All General Conference talks by C. Scott Grow

Full Name C. Scott Grow

Born May of 1948

Place of Birth Moscow, Idaho, United States