Honorary Trustees

Champion the mission and goals of Girl Scouts of the USA

Honorary Trustees of Girl Scouts of the USA are individuals of national stature and unique ability who champion the mission and goals of Girl Scouts of the USA. Through their financial support, thought leadership, advocacy and influence, they ensure that Girl Scouts can continue to fulfill its mission to build girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place.


Jayson Kim

Jayson Kim is a veteran in the retail industry having held senior executive leadership roles at several Fortune 500 companies, including the J.Crew Group ones (Nine West) GroupPerry Ellis InternationalBCBGMAXAZRIA Groupand Nokia CorporationThroughout his career, Jayson has lead strategic planning, consumer marketing, and product merchandising organizations in the broader direct-to-consumer (web, stores, catalog) omni-channel retail verticals for various fashion (hard-soft, goods-services) lines such as J.CrewBCBGMAXAZRIABCBGenerationHerve LegerMax AzriaOriginal PenguinJantzenPerry EllisAnne KleinNine WestEasy SpiritBandolinoJones New York, and Barneys New YorkJayson is a board member and investment partner at Legendary Venturesproviding early-stage funding for emerging companies in the consumer, retail, and technology industries. Jayson is a graduate of Columbia University.

Susan Bulkeley Butler

Susan is the CEO of The Susan Bulkeley Butler Institute Accenture, the world’s leading management consulting, technology services and outsourcing organization. She joined Arthur Andersen & Co. as its first professional female employee in 1965, and 14 years later, was named the first female partner of its consulting organization, Andersen Consulting, now known as Accenture. Before her retirement in 2002, Susan was the managing partner for Accenture’s Office of the CEO for Chairman & CEO Joe W. Forehand. During her tenure, Susan served on Accenture’s Executive Committee, the company’s principal advisory and strategy-setting committee, and as president of the Accenture Foundation. Susan Bulkeley Butler is the author of Women Count: A Guide to Changing the World and Become the CEO of You, Inc. She holds a BS in Industrial Management from Purdue University.

John E. Cay, III

John E. Cay, III has more than 40 years of leadership experience in the insurance industry and a lifetime of service to the civic and non-profit sectors. Most recently, he served as Vice Chairman of Wells Fargo Insur­ance Services, the world's fifth largest insurance brokerage firm. In 1970, Mr. Cay joined his family-owned insurance agency in Savannah and was named President and CEO in 1972. Under Mr. Cay's leadership, Palmer & Cay grew into one of the largest privately-held insurance brokerage firms in the nation. In 2005, with Mr. Cay serving as Chairman and CEO, the original Palmer & Cay successfully negotiat­ed its merger with Wachovia Insur­ance Services (now Wells Fargo Insurance Services). A tireless supporter of civic, com­munity and non-profit organizations, Mr. Cay has served as a board chairman, member, or director for more than 30 organizations during his career. He has a number of philanthropic interests, including the arts and education, historic preservation and healthcare. Mr. Cay has also served on the boards of various NASDAQ and NYSE companies.