Scott Coward

Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Administrative Officer & Secretary

Joined Exact Sciences: 2015

Key Responsibility: Serve as chief legal officer

Previous Employment: managing partner, K&L Gates; general counsel, Blue Rhino Corporation; associate general counsel, GE Medical Systems; partner, Smith Anderson

Education: JD, Columbia Law School; BS, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Industry Organizations: North Carolina Bar Association; secretary and treasurer, Business Law Council

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"It’s exciting to be part of an organization that is playing a major role in the eradication of colorectal cancer. And I should know: I took the test shortly after turning 50 and had a positive result. A subsequent colonoscopy confirmed that I had precancerous lesions. Cologuard made it easy for me to be screened, and as it turned out, I didn’t have time to procrastinate!"