National Advisory Council

Richard E. Cook

Richard E. Cook

Membership Information:

Member Since: 1972


Mary Cook


Job Title: Former Managing Dir. Perpetual Education Fund
Company: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints


  • corporate finance


Richard Cook is an emeritus member of the Second Quorum of the Seventy and former managing director of the Perpetual Education Fund. Richard spent most of his career as a financial executive with the Ford Motor Company, where he served as general assistant controller. He earned his bachelor's degree from BYU and his MBA from Northwestern University. Richard and Mary have four children.