Tony L. Butler-Sims

Vice President, Talent Engagement

Tony has over 25 years of human resources experience with a focus on employee and labor relations, employee benefits, training and organizational development, illegal discrimination and harassment; employee handbooks, contracts and policies; performance and career development management; wage and hour issues; employee leave; accommodations for disabilities; affirmative action compliance and union interaction and avoidance.  He comes qualified with a MBA in Human Resource Management from the George Washington University in Washington, D.C., a BS in Behavioral Science from Central Texas College and holds dual certifications as a Society of Human Resource Management Senior Certified Professional and a Senior Professional in Human Resources.

Prior to joining CNFA, Tony was the Director of Human Resources & Administration for Cardno Emerging Markets with responsibility for Europe, Middle East, Africa and the Americas and also held senior level director positions at a federal government contractor in Northern Virginia and the largest public sector international labor union based in Washington, D.C.  He is also a veteran of the United States Army having served at various military bases in the U.S., Germany and South Korea.  Tony maintains the philosophy that employees are a company’s most valuable resource and an organization will only go as far as those who are driving it.  In his spare time, Tony is an active member of the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists because of his passion for grassroots social and economic justice issues and he also enjoys spending time with his family, volunteering and traveling.