Mark Butler is a Certified Public
Accountant with extensive experience in investment planning, asset
allocation, accounting, tax services and advice and estate planning.
Mr. Butler has over 25 years of financial services experience, the last
20 years working with high net worth families and family-owned
Mr. Butler is a former Partner, Managing
Director and Chief Financial Officer for William E. Simon &
LLC, a merchant bank and Family Office formed by the prominent
entrepreneur and former United States Secretary of Treasury, William E.
Simon. Mr. Butler served on the firm’s Executive and
Committees and was a director of many of the firm’s
entities. He was instrumental in establishing the firm’s
and procedures and formulating future goals. His background includes
involvement with philanthropic enterprises gaining much of his
experience from the extensive philanthropies of the William Simon
The first five years of Mr. Butler’s
career were spent with Price Waterhouse. This included an assignment in
Zurich, Switzerland where he supervised federal, state and
international tax affairs for U.S. expatriates of Fortune 500 companies
stationed in Europe and Africa.
Mr. Butler received his Masters Degree in
Taxation and a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration and
Accounting from Seton Hall University. He is a Certified Public
Accountant and a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the New
Jersey Society of CPAs. He is a member of the Board of Advisors of Good
Counsel Homes, a non-profit organization that provides shelter to unwed
mothers and their children. He currently coaches youth and high school
sports including football and basketball and is a member of the New
Jersey Football Officials Association.