Boy Scouts CEO Takes Confident Stand on Future

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Jeff Sulzbach’s grasp of the L.A. area’s complexities helped him land his job as CEO of the Greater Los Angeles Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America, said the group’s chairman.

La Cañada Flintridge resident Jeff Sulzbach, CEO of the Greater Los Angeles Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America, is not running away from the topic of bankruptcy.
On Feb. 18, the national BSA announced it had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, a move that will allow it to reorganize its finances and create a fund to provide equitable compensation to victims of abuse that occurred while they were scouts.
“The main thing we want to make sure everybody knows is that this is a national issue,” said Sulzbach, who began in his post Nov. 1. “It affects the Boy Scouts of America nationally and their finances. The local council, which is called the Greater Los Angeles Area Council, has not filed for bankruptcy, is not filing for bankruptcy. We’re still financially sound and continue to operate our program here in this area.” Continue reading “Boy Scouts CEO Takes Confident Stand on Future”