Boy Scouts of America GC Richard Mathews is Always Prepared

, Corporate Counsel


The time spent by the general counsel of the Boy Scouts of America as a young scout and adult volunteer led him to merge his profession with his ­passion. The national organization, based outside Dallas, was so impressed by Mathews's volunteer efforts that they offered him the job of deputy general counsel in 2002. Mathews hesitated. "Eventually, I decided the best way I could serve scouting was as a professional."

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