• May 19, 2014

    New Leadership Roles For Michael J. Shavel

    Boy Scouts of America (Bucks County Council) and The United Way of Bucks County

    Yardley, PA May 19, 2014 ---
    Hill Wallack LLP partner Michael J. Shavel has been named Executive Vice President of the Bucks County Council, Boy Scouts of America. The Council serves more than 9,500 young people in Bucks County, Pennsylvania and Mercer and Hunterdon counties in New Jersey. Mr. Shavel has previously served as Vice President for Programs of the Council. He is also an active member of the National Boy Scout Area 5 Committee. Mr. Shavel is an Eagle Scout and has been involved in scouting his entire life.

    Mr. Shavel was also recently elected to the Board of Directors of the United Way of Bucks County. He was inducted at the organization’s Pep Rally Awards & Annual Breakfast which took place on Friday, May 2, 2014. The United Way of Bucks County is a volunteer-led, nonprofit organization that determines and addresses the greatest needs in Bucks County. The United Way of Bucks County is dedicated to improving lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities.

    Francis J. Sullivan, Managing Partner of Hill Wallack LLP’s Yardley office said, “The firm has strong ties to the communities of Bucks County and being involved in nonprofit organizations that support our communities is part of our mission at Hill Wallack. We are proud and excited about Mike Shavel’s new leadership roles with both of these nonprofit organizations.” Mr. Sullivan is currently a member of the Bucks County Council, Boy Scouts of America Executive Board and is Corporate Secretary and member of the Executive Committee of the United Way of Bucks County. He is also Vice President and member of the Board of Directors of Family Service Association of Bucks County.

    Mr. Shavel, a partner in the Yardley office of Hill Wallack LLP, is a member of the firm’s Banking & Financial Services and Creditors’ Rights/Bankruptcy practice groups. He has over 24 years of experience exclusively practicing in the lending, banking and creditors’ rights field. A graduate of Drew and Ohio Northern universities, Mr. Shavel is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York.


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    About United Way Bucks County

    United Way of Bucks County is dedicated to improving lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities. We believe that we are all connected and that we all have a stake in making Bucks County a healthy and prosperous community. We know that when we work together to advance the common good, we create a better life for all.

    To advance the greater good, we focus on three key issues: access to a quality education, a stable income, and good health – the building blocks of a great life.

    About Bucks County Council, Boy Scouts of America

    The Boy Scouts of America is one of the nation's largest and most prominent values-based youth development organizations. The BSA provides a program for young people that builds character, trains them in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and develops personal fitness.

    For over a century, the BSA has helped build the future leaders of this country by combining educational activities and lifelong values with fun. The Boy Scouts of America believes — and, through over a century of experience, knows — that helping youth is a key to building a more conscientious, responsible, and productive society.