Bryce Butler

Bryce Butler

Managing Partner, Access Ventures

Before starting Access Ventures, Bryce was the Executive Director of the BlueSky Network, a venture philanthropy family office in Southern Indiana with activities around the world. Bryce was also the Executive Producer of a documentary set in Guatemala City called, "BBOYS For Life" that premiered at the United Nations in April 2014. Previously, Bryce has worked in Organizational Design & Development at Samtec; was an Executive Pastor at one of the 50 fastest growing churches in the US; and served on active duty for four years with the US Army as a Captain with the Armor Branch. He has an M.A. in Theology and a B.S. in Economics. Bryce teaches Social Enterprise as an Adjunct Instructor at the University of Kentucky.

Bryce serves on multiple boards, including: DC-based Village Capital (Chair) that has conducted over 60 early-stage programs around the world and made 90+ investments to-date; Greater Louisville, Inc; Marketplace One; and most recently was appointed to the Community Development Advisory Council of the St. Louis Federal Reserve and announced as a Rubinger Community Fellow with LISC.

Bryce is married to Bethany, and they have 4 children.

"Leadership is solving problems. The day [people] stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help or concluded you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership." Colin Powell

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