Lew Butler, Director


We provide small businesses with expert services of accounting professionals on a cost effective, as-needed basis



Management Leadership

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

the community.

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 and investor 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 of computerized 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 lease negotiation, 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 courses

Licensed Real Estate Broker in Maine and New Hampshire

MacIntosh College - Computerized Accounting Systems

New Hampshire College - Graduate School of Business - Advanced courses

in International Business 



Priest, Butler & Co., Ltd.


Phone: 603-431-6213

Fax 603-812-0291

E-mail PBCLtd@aol.com


P.O. Box 6565

155 Fleet Street

Portsmouth, NH 03802-6565