Lou Scallon has lived in Ames with his wife Cosette for 31 years. They have three adult sons and have extended family living in the area. He grew up in Iowa Falls and received his undergraduate degree at Creighton University, medical degree at the University of Iowa and ophthalmology training at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Lou is currently an ophthalmologist at Wolfe Eye Clinic. Lou just completed 6 years on the Board of Friendship Ark Homes and is a member of the Iowa and Story County Medical Societies. He serves on committees at Mary Greeley Medical Center and has worked supporting eye care in Honduras and Tanzania. He is also a long time member of the Ames Area Running Club.