Mr. Matthews retired from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in 2002 after serving for almost 31 years. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Wayne State College in Wayne, Nebraska. During his career, Mr. Matthews was assigned to Headquarters in Washington, D.C. and to field offices in Little Rock, Arkansas, New York City, New York and the Lubbock Resident Agency of the Dallas Division. Early In his career, he focused primarily on investigations of violent crimes, including Domestic Terrorism. In New York City his responsibilities included Foreign Counterintelligence cases involving Southeast Asia, LCN investigations centered on Labor Racketeering and an assignment to the first FBI-Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Joint Narcotics Task Force. In the latter assignment, Mr. Matthews was the designated liaison between the FBI and DEA. After transfer to the Lubbock, he was involved in all the investigative responsibilities of the FBI. Prior to his retirement, Mr. Matthews supervised FBI Agents in four Resident Agencies in West Texas covering a territory that stretched from the Texas Panhandle to within 60 miles of the United States border with Mexico.