Director of Event Planning and Marketing
As the Director of Event Planning and Marketing, Ms. Butcher is responsible for overseeing the planning and logistics of all ACORE conferences, teleconferences and special events. She also coordinates ACORE's event marketing strategies and email marketing campaigns as well as the design and marketing of all ACORE event websites.
Ms. Butcher spent over seven years working as a marketing director and coordinator in the entertainment industry. She created and managed tours for independent and signed artists, working with labels including Disney Music, Universal Music Group, and Sony Music Group. Ms. Butcher hosted a regional television show about recording artists, where she interviewed entertainers and industry leaders. The show also worked with high-profile artists to spread the "Stay in School" message to under privileged youth. Prior to joining ACORE, Ms. Butcher worked as the Program Director of Reaching Out to Others Together (ROOT) a Washington, DC based nonprofit. There she coordinated organization partnerships as well as created and implemented programs for at-risk youth in the DC public school system.
Ms. Butcher graduated from Howard University in 1998 with a BA in Business Management.