Scott Michael Stanzel (born January 15, 1973) was a political appointee in the administration of President of the United States George W. Bush. On October 16, 2006, White House Press Secretary Tony Snow named the Iowa native to a position as Deputy Press Secretary.
Stanzel is the son of Ned and Chelon Stanzel, and was raised in Sac City, Iowa, where his father raised cattle and hogs.
He graduated from Iowa State University in 1995. In 2005, Stanzel received the Outstanding Young Alumni Award from the Iowa State University Alumni Association. In 2007, he was elected to the ISU Alumni Association Board of Directors. Stanzel also serves on the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Advisory Council at Iowa State University.