Global Leader Group, a Lehi-based professional development and management consultancy firm, has hired Cassius F. Butts as senior partner and managing director of board practice. In his role, Butts will be acting as a mentor, helping the company grow while focusing on generational growth leadership programs and connecting underrepresented talent in their next role. Butts’ career has included executive roles with financial institutions and four presidential administrations, leading strategic efforts in the finance, strategy, housing and small-business sectors. In 2011, he was appointed by President Barack Obama to serve as regional administrator for the U.S. Small Business Administration, overseeing SBA activities in eight southern states. Under the George W. Bush Administration, Butts served as a Presidential Management Fellow within the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development, where he assisted in HUD’s marketing process.
Global Leader Group
Senior partner and managing director of board practice