Matthew O. RichardsonAdvancement Vice President
Matthew O. Richardson is the advancement vice president at Brigham Young University. He oversees Athletics, University Communications, BYU Broadcasting, alumni and external relations, and philanthropy. From 2009 to April 2014 Brother Richardson served as the second counselor in the Sunday School general presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Brother Richardson joined the Religious Education Department at BYU as a faculty member in 1996. From 2002 to 2006 he served as associate dean of Religious Education. He was selected by students to receive the Professor of Integrity award and also received the Robert J. Matthews Teaching Award and BYU’s Circle of Honor Award.
Completing undergraduate, graduate, and doctorate work at BYU, Brother Richardson holds a doctoral degree in education leadership, a master of education in educational leadership and curriculum, and a bachelor of arts in communications.