Richard B. Mattox is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Mattox Woolfolk, LLC (the Firm). He has served as the Managing Partner for Mattox Woolfolk for over fourteen years. Mattox Woolfolk is a government relations firm that represents several Fortune 100 Companies and small businesses in the United States as well as several colleges and universities before the U.S. Congress and the Executive Branch of the federal government. Mattox is also an Adjunct Professor in the Communications Department at George Mason University.
In addition to being one of the Co-Founders of Mattox Woolfolk, Richard also served as an advisor to several members of Congress. He also advised several presidential, gubernatorial and congressional campaigns. Prior to Mattox Woolfolk, he served as Legislative Director and Communication Director in the office of U. S. Congressman Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS) where he advised the Congressman on Appropriations, Agriculture and Budget related issues while managing the Congressman’s legislative staff. He has also played an instrumental role in helping to procure funding for Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
Richard is very active in his community and is a mentor to students and young professionals in the Washington, DC Metro Area. He has been recognized for his distinguished career and as a community leader by his peers. He has served as President of the Alexandria-Fairfax (VA) Alumni Chapter, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., and oversaw the purchase of a $1.5 million dollar Multipurpose Facility for the chapter. He also served as the President of the Washington Government Relations Group (Association of Black Lobbyists).
Richard earned his Bachelors of Art Degree in Communications from Mississippi State University and later earned his Master’s Degree from George Mason University. He and his wife Angela are the proud parents of two daughters; Angelica, a freshman at MSU, and Angelique. Richard and his family are members of the Alfred Street Baptist Church where he is a member of the Male Chorus. In addition, he serves on the Board of Directors for the Men Ministry Scholarship Endowment Fund.