Bishop Christopher J. Mathews


Chris Mathews has been serving as a Bishop in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints since 2013. Recently retired, he spent his entire professional career in the Washington DC area as a consultant in the population health management field advising large sponsors of employee health benefit plans. His expertise dealt with identifying health risk factors in client populations and developing strategies to reduce those health risk factors and improve population health. Chris grew up in Connecticut and graduated from the University of Utah with a degree in economics and a master’s degree in business finance. He serves on the board of the Interfaith Conference of Greater Metropolitan Washington.  As a member of the Faith Community Advisory Group, Chris is an Emotional & Spiritual Care Volunteer. Over the last 20 years he has served in a variety of roles with Interfaith Works, including – Board Chair, Personnel Committee Chair and currently as a member of the Strategic Planning Group. Chris has also been active in the local interfaith community working on a variety of issues related to poverty, homelessness, and interfaith dialogue since 1995.