Jack Butler / 2010 Top 40 Under 40

Age 37 Place of Birth Red Bank, NJ Where you live: Philadelphia, PA First Job Landscaping/lawn care What it taught me The importance of working hard to meet customer expectations, regardless of how demanding or seemingly unrealistic they might be. Also, the importance of wearing sun screen at all times while outside. Otherwise, fair Irish skin becomes quite red very quickly. Status Married Family Wife Janelle and 6 month old son, Jack Three things people would be surprised to know about me: 1. Have lived in 3 countries to date and plan to add several more to this list in the future. 2. Was both engaged, and then later married in, the West of Ireland.

3. Co-owner of a (soon to be) champion greyhound currently racing in Ireland. Best advice you could give someone starting out Ask "why" frequently on your first day on the job and then never stop. Doing so will enable all employees, staff level and executives alike, to identify and then pursue opportunities to make a significant and lasting difference in your organization.

Jack Butler is Co-CEO of Market Resource Partners, a wholly owned technology marketing subsidiary of Newry based, First Derivatives plc and also the 2009 recipient of the Irish Echo Irish American Business of the Year Award. Butler oversees the internal operations of the firm where he, together with founding partners and Co-CEO's James Regan and Kevin Cunningham, have increased revenues +1000% and also expanded the firm to over 150 employees since its 2002 inception. Butler holds a Masters of Business Administration degree from the Darden School of Business. Prior to this he spent seven years at Johnson & Johnson where he held roles in finance, sales, and business development. Butler also holds a bachelor of science in finance and accounting from La Salle University.

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