About the BSA

Immediate National Past-President (Volunteer)

Wayne Perry

PerryWayne Perry serves as the immediate past-president of the Boy Scouts of America. He began his work with Scouting as a Cubmaster with Pack 601 in Bellevue, Washington, and has filled many positions since then, including Scoutmaster, Exploring Advisor, district committee vice president, district chairman, council vice president, council president (Chief Seattle Council), regional president (Western Region), jamboree regional commissioner (Western Region), member of the National Executive Board, international commissioner, member of the World Scout Foundation Board, and member of the World Scout Committee.

Wayne has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Washington, a Juris Doctor from the Northwestern School of Law of Lewis & Clark College, and a Master of Laws in Taxation from New York University School of Law. Wayne is a member of the Washington State Bar Association.

Wayne serves as chief executive officer of Shotgun Creek lnvestments, LLC, which invests in a variety of private equity projects. He began a telecommunications career at McCaw Cellular Communications lnc. in 1976, serving as primary legal officer, then general counsel, president, and finally vice chairman.

Wayne is part of the ownership group that purchased the Seattle Mariners Major League Baseball team, essentially saving it from leaving Seattle. He serves on the board of directors of Baseball of Seattle lnc., the managing general partner of the Mariners.

Wayne and his wife, Christine, are the parents of four Eagle Scout sons: Kevin, Gregory, Douglas, and Justin.