Lew Butler, Director
We provide small businesses with expert services of accounting professionals on a cost effective, as-needed basis
Experienced executive officer (CFO) responsible for directing the financial,
and administrative activities of several companies involved in distribution,
equipment leasing, and internet commerce.
Vice-president of $23 million international trading company. Responsible
for all financial and operational aspects of fast paced, world-wide
distributor of computers and accessories.
Commercial Real Estate Division Manager with responsibility for developing
and expanding the department. Duties included developing advertising,
organizing and conducting weekly department meetings, and reviewing
contracts for clarity and completeness.
Organized and successfully led fund raising efforts for two non-profit
organizations which resulted in new and/or refurbished buildings for the
organizations that enhanced their ability to provide expanded services to
Administration and Financial
Administered budgets, prepared financial statements, and managed cash flow for several companies and organizations.
Extensive experience in banking relations, international business transactions andinvestor relations.
Heavy experience in organizing and developing start-up operations and
establishing financial systems; staffing personnel; and business planning.
Strong familiarity with corporate accounting practices. Proficient in the use ofcomputerized accounting systems and financial projections.
Have provided business management services to more than 75 independent consultants.
Assisted in the sale or reorganization of several businesses. Two of the
reorganizations involved obtaining capital from outside investors.
Commercial/Investment real estate sales experience with emphasis on leasenegotiation, site selection, and land use approvals. Developed a reputation for closing difficult transactions and providing well organized marketing packages.
Extensive marketing experience with a company involved in the sale and
distribution of industrial and municipal equipment. Company ranked third
or fourth in sales among prime manufacturers that the firm represented
in New England.
Peachtree Software Accounting Partner.
University of New Hampshire - B.A. History - Minor Accounting
University of Southern Maine - Advanced accounting coursesLicensed Real Estate Broker in Maine and New Hampshire
MacIntosh College - Computerized Accounting SystemsNew Hampshire College - Graduate School of Business - Advanced courses
in International Business
Priest, Butler & Co., Ltd.
P.O. Box 6565
155 Fleet Street
Portsmouth, NH 03802-6565