A financial strategist by trade, Renee Butler began her career in management, before moving into consulting roles and, ultimately, financial leadership. She graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Frostburg State University in Maryland at 18 before getting involved in business consulting. Five years later, Butler went on to earn an MBA in Financial Management with Merit from the University of Exeter in England. Butler spent five years as a financial analyst, writing for The Street and Seeking Alpha, amongst others, before going to work for with Littlefield, Siminski & Co., P.S. as Consulting Manager in 2013.