Business Outreach Director, Hillary for America; 2016 LGBT Business Advocate of the Year
AWARDED: LGBT Business Advocate Award
Rhett Buttle currently serves as the Business Outreach Director for the Hillary for America campaign where he acts as campaign’s main liaison to the business community. Before joining the campaign, Rhett served as President & Managing Director of Small Business Majority, a national business advocacy organization. Previously, Rhett was appointed to serve as the Director of Private Sector Engagement in the Office of the Secretary at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and as a member of the White House Business Council. Buttle has also served in the Office of the President at George Washington University, in the Office of California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, and has worked on several presidential, state and local campaigns. Rhett frequently engages with the media and has been featured in the New York Times, CNN, and several business publications. He has spoken on business issues at the Aspen Institute, the Harvard Institute of Politics and the Center for American Progress. He also serves on the boards of several organizations. Rhett holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of San Diego and a master’s degree from The George Washington University. In addition, he is active in many volunteer & professional organizations. Rhett was born and raised in Las Vegas, NV.