David T. Butler III
David Butler “Dave” joined SYNEXXUS’ Board of Advisors in 2012, most recently having served as Senior Vice President for L-3 Communications Corporation – Business Operations. In his role at L-3, Mr. Butler was responsible for all business operations related to running a $15 billion corporation. Key aspects included identifying operational risks and opportunities for the corporation, business integration, and leading all M&A efforts with a strategic focus on identifying / acquiring businesses to fill gaps within the company’s business portfolio by enhancing technology and acquiring synergistic products. During his tenure with L-3, Mr. Butler led M&A activities for 115 acquisitions and selected divestitures to help grow the company from $700 million to $15 billion over a 12 year period, in the course establishing due diligence procedures for all aspects of the transaction to quickly and accurately determine financial performance and growth profile, as well as, identifying both business and legal risks to accurately value a potential target and bound future risks to the corporation.
Prior to joining L-3 in 1997, Mr. Butler was CFO of Lockheed Martin Fairchild Division (formerly Loral Fairchild), a position he also held at Loral since 1992. Prior to that he held various controller and financial analyst positions within the Loral Corporation, which he joined in 1981. Overall, Mr. Butler brings over 30 years of extensive leadership and experience in the defense and aerospace markets to the SYNEXXUS Board, with extensive leadership skills in financial and business operations areas.
Mr. Butler obtained a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Villanova University.