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Paul Butler is an internationally renowned speaker, presenter, instructor, and entertainer. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication with a concentration in Culture and Communication, as well as an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice. He excels in the areas of motivation, leadership, customer service, and attitude empowerment. During his 27 years of law enforcement, he has been a public servant, training officer, sergeant, crisis negotiator, chief of police, and chief deputy. These opportunities have given him a unique perspective on a vast array of situations and circumstances that many people find themselves in every day. These experiences have helped him to develop the answers to questions and cures to problems most people are facing at work and in life on a continual basis.
Paul became the chief of police of the Aynor Police Department at 22 years of age, making him the youngest police chief in the history of South Carolina. Born and raised on a small farm, his parents served as examples of hard work, common sense, personal responsibility, and respect for self and others. This has played heavily in his success in life and within each organization in which he has served. He believes the power of a positive attitude can take you to the top or help you simply find happiness and pride in the current role you fill. A healthy attitude is often the key to both personal and professional success – this has certainly been the key to Paul’s success.
As Chief Deputy of the Horry County Sheriff’s Office, he was selected to attend the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia in 2005 for the 220th Session. This 10-week, executive level course was host to 250 attendees from all 50 states and 29 countries around the world. Paul was selected by his class to be their graduation day speaker alongside then-FBI Director Robert Mueller. He continues to serve as the official Master of Ceremonies for the FBI National Academy Associates during their annual training conferences, which are held throughout North America.
To increase his outreach, Paul Butler Presentations was formed and he has been traveling the globe speaking, instructing, and entertaining for all types of groups, organizations, and events. He is consistently one of the highest-rated presenters on the market today and comes with strong references and a list of past and future exciting events on his website: Paul-Butler.com.
Chief Joey Reynolds’ successful law enforcement career included serving as a Police Chief in two different communities, Bluffton, SC (5 years) and Lenoir, NC (8 years). Prior to that he spent almost 20 years with the NC Alcohol Law Enforcement rising through the ranks to become an Assistant Director before being appointed the Police Chief in Lenoir.
Reynolds’ formal education includes a Master’s Degree in Public Administration, BA in Public Policy and an AA in Criminal Justice. He is a Certified Public Manager and a graduate of the prestigious FBI National Academy as well as the Administrative Officer’s Management Program through NC State University. He is a Past President of the NC Chapter of the FBINAA and in 2009 was elected to serve on the National Executive Board of the FBI National Academy Associates. In 2017 he served as the Association’s International President. Reynolds is a long time member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, a Life Time Member of the FBINAA and Life Time Member of the NC Association of Chiefs of Police. He is considered an expert in several areas of law enforcement management and has numerous publications in law enforcement journals.