Leonard C. Butler had a 35-year business
career with Burlington Industries in
managerial assignments at plant, division, area, and corporate levels. He was
Vice-President of Robert B. Pearlman & Associates, a labor relations
consulting firm in Greensboro, NC, prior to starting Leonard C. Butler &
Associates, a human resource consulting firm dedicated to RESULTS ORIENTED
TRAINING. He is a professional trainer who has conducted training sessions,
workshops, clinics, and seminars for thousands of supervisors for over a quarter
century. He knows and understands the kinds of problems your employees and
supervisors face daily and is dedicated to providing practical, results-oriented
training that fosters fewer "people problems" and motivates supervisors and
Leonard is a graduate of Clemson University with additional studies at The
University of North Carolina at Greensboro, North Carolina State University, The
University of Michigan, and The Center for Creative Leadership.
He is the author of articles published in The Toastmaster, Friend O’
Wildlife, The Business Manager and Life in the
Good Old Days.
He was an active Toastmaster for 23 years, during which time he served as District Governor
for The State of North Carolina. He competed in an international speech competition in
San Francisco, CA and received that organization’s highest honor as a
Distinguished Toastmaster, Certificate #2.
He has served on the Board of Directors of The Piedmont Chapter of The American
Society for Training and Development and Piedmont Sales Executives.
He is a National Past President of The Clemson Alumni Association, was
designated as an Honorary Alumni Professor, and received The Distinguished
Service Award from Clemson University. He is the founder and chairman emeritus
of the Committee to Perpetuate the Memory of the Clemson Senior Platoon.
In 2003, he received the Clemson Alumni Association Volunteer of the Year Award.
He is an active member of Front Street United Methodist Church in Burlington,
having served as Chairperson of The Council on Ministries, a member of The
Administrative Board, The United Methodist Men Bible Study Group, the Long-Range
Planning Committee, and a Sunday School Teacher for the Helpers Class.
Leonard is an Army veteran with overseas duty in France. He has served as Post
Historian for The American Legion - Post 63 and Voiture 1237 in Burlington, NC.