Butch has served as Building Official for the City/County Building Inspection Department since January 2008. He was promoted after serving as a Residential Building Inspector from 1998 to 2008 and a Carpenter in the Construction Department with the City of Sumter from 1996 to 1998.
Prior to joining the City in June 1996 Butch worked in the private sector where he developed his skills working with various construction companies in the Sumter area.
Butch is a Sumter native and graduate of Furman High School. He served his country in the US Army and received an Honorable Discharge in 1977.