Bryce Butler

Bryce Butler

Managing Partner

Before starting Access Ventures, Bryce Butler 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 BBOY for Life, a documentary set in Guatemala City that premiered at the United Nations in April 2014. Previously, Bryce worked in Organizational Design & Development at Samtec and served as an Executive Pastor at one of the 50 fastest growing churches in the US. He served on active duty for four years as Captain with the US Army 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 Village Capital, a firm that has conducted over 60 early-stage programs around the world and made 90+ investments to-date, Greater Louisville, Inc, and Marketplace One. Most recently, Bryce was appointed to the Community Development Advisory Council of the St. Louis Federal Reserve and announced as a Rubinger Community Fellow with LISC.

He 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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