Jeremy Butler

Jeremy most recently served as the Chief Executive Officer of IAVA but joined the staff in 2015 where he worked in various capacities with the fundraising team. In 2018 he transitioned to Chief Operating Officer and in 2019 took over as CEO.

Jeremy served on active duty in the Navy from 1999 – 2005 as a Surface Warfare Officer. He transitioned to the Reserves and has remained there since. He is currently assigned to the staff of Commander, Naval Surface Forces, US Pacific Fleet.

Coming off active duty, he began working for a DC-based government contractor and served in a variety of roles, including work for the Department of Homeland Security, the Joint Staff, and the Department of the Navy. Throughout, he spent several years back on active duty both overseas and in the US.

He attended Knox College in Galesburg, IL, and graduated with an International Relations major. He later received his M.A. in National Security and Strategic Studies from the U.S. Naval War College.



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