Scott and Margaret Whiddon
Margaret and Scott Whiddon share four beautiful daughters, Lindsey, Stephanie, Caroline, and
Alexandra. Margaret and Scott currently serve as board members for Live the Life South Florida
to fulfill their personal commitment to nurturing family relationships.
Margaret was born and raised in the greater Detroit, Michigan area. Her father was the lead
minister at Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church in Pontiac and her mother served as both
teacher and principal at Christian schools in their district. Margaret was a graduate of Grace
College in Winona Lake, Indiana, and soon relocated to Fort Lauderdale in 1980 to pursue a
career in Business Administration. She managed office systems at local service centers as well
as LeClub International. Margaret has held leadership positions for numerous organizations
including the Junior League, Women’s Bible Study Fellowship (BSF), 4 KIDS, and Firewall
Ministries, a local after-school mentoring program. She has also served in chair positions at
Charity Guild of Fort Lauderdale and First Priority South Florida. Margaret is active in her local
church, First Baptist of Ft. Lauderdale where she serves as a facilitator in Women’s Bible Study.
She enjoys spending time with her family, especially her granddaughters Olivia and Elle, as well
as traveling, reading, and boating.
Scott is a third-generation south Floridian, born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He is a graduate of
American University in Washington, DC, where he served part-time as a Congressional Aide.
Upon returning to Fort Lauderdale, Scott joined the family business, Causeway Lumber
Company, founded by his grandfather in 1939. Scott followed in his father’s footsteps assuming
the position of president in 1989. Scott has held leadership roles in the Rotary Club of Fort
Lauderdale, Broward Workshop and the Construction Association of South Florida. He is a past
Chapter Chair (Florida) of YPO International and currently is a member of the Hundred Club of
Broward County. Scott is also an active member of First Baptist Church of Ft. Lauderdale and is
grateful to be able to participate and give back to the community through a variety of local
outreach ministries including Christian Business Men’s Connection (CBMC), Fellowship of
Christian Athletes, and Bible Study Fellowship (BSF).