Glenn Butler is a business consultant specializing in emerging growth leadership, business turnarounds, strategic planning, and expert witness testimony on safety and operations. Prior to starting his own consulting business in May 2000, Glenn's career included 21 years with Atlantic Richfield Company (ARCO, now BP). He retired from ARCO as the general manager of the Cherry Point Refinery located in Blaine, Washington. Previous executive management assignments at ARCO included president of ARCO Pipeline Co. (Houston), executive director of Watson Cogeneration Co. (Carson, California), and plant manager at CQC Kiln Inc. (Long Beach, California).
After leaving ARCO, Glenn provided executive leadership services to various companies and organizations on an interim basis. Examples include:
Glenn enjoys working with startup companies and new technologies. He is a founding member of the Bellingham Angels, a funding group for early-stage companies, and is a member of two other angel funding groups. He is active in numerous business and charitable organizations, having served on the boards of the Washington Roundtable, the Association of Washington Business, the Engineering Advisory Board at Washington State University, United Way of Whatcom County, Junior Achievement of Whatcom and Skagit Counties, Bellingham Dollars for Scholars, and Bellingham Rotary. Glenn currently serves on the boards of the Whatcom Community Foundation, Lumencor Inc., and Bornstein Seafood Inc.
Glenn holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Oregon State University and completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard University's Graduate School of Business.
Glenn is married with three children. He and his wife, Janice, have resided in Bellingham since 1994 and maintain additional residences in Seattle and Black Butte, Oregon.