Stanley L. Butler joined Heights Finance in July of 2003. Since then he's held increasingly senior positions within the organization including Treasurer, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, as well as his current role as President and Chief Executive Officer. He has more than 25 years of leadership experience in the financial services industry, as well as extensive experience as an executive in the manufacturing sector.
Butler began his career with the national accounting firm KPMG Peat Marwick. He then spent 10 years with Westinghouse Federal Bank, where he served as Executive Vice President. While in that role, he was responsible for growing the banking franchise to support the mortgage opportunities of Westinghouse, a Fortune 50 company. Butler then gained valuable experience in manufacturing and was promoted to CEO and President of Hagerty Brothers Co., a supplier to Caterpillar. He was also the Business Manager for Advanced Technology Services in Peoria, Ill.
While in these positions, he focused on gaining market share through excellence in the global marketplace. At Heights Finance, Butler oversees a business that boasts over 500 team members in six states and more than 100 offices.
Butler is active in AFSA Leadership on the Board of Directors, AFSA Independents Section Operations and Regulatory Compliance Committee, founding member.