Sean Butler joins A-LIGN as its first Executive Vice President of People as the company prepares to hire over a hundred team members and continues to focus on a people-first culture following a $54.5 million investment.
TAMPA, Fla. – February 18, 2019 – A-LIGN, a leading provider of cybersecurity and compliance solutions, welcomes Sean Butler as its new Executive Vice President (EVP) of People. Sean will lead and implement human capital strategies, change management and provide leadership, direction and guidance for the strategic initiatives and day-to-day operations of A-LIGN’s human capital.
“We’re excited to welcome Sean Butler as A-LIGN’s first EVP of People. We look forward to utilizing his extensive background to oversee talent acquisition, career development, succession planning, retention, training and continuing to develop our people-first culture,” said Scott Price, CEO of A-LIGN. “His experience in driving high performance in a multi-generational, globally diverse employee population is exactly what we need as we continue to go to summit for our clients and employees in 2019.”
Butler, an accomplished Human Resources Executive with global experience in public and private companies. He joins A-LIGN from Blue Grace Logistics, where he led human capital initiatives as Chief Human Resources Officer. Prior to Blue Grace Logistics, Butler spent 18 years as Vice President of Human Resources leading all global aspects at Cargill/Mosaic Phosphate Companies, a $12 billion-dollar revenue company, Fortune 500 company with 15,000 global employees.
After a successful placement of Jason Torgler, A-LIGN’s Chief Revenue Officer, A-LIGN again selected Spectrum Search Partners, a Denver-based executive search firm specializing in executive hires for private equity-backed firms to lead the search for A-LIGN’s EVP of People.
Butler holds a Master of Business Administration from Baker University and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Kansas. He’s highly involved with the local community and actively contributes his time and efforts to various boards and positions such as: Trustee and Executive Board Member at Zoo Tampa, Chairman of the Board at Career Source Tampa Bay, St. Joseph’s Baptist Board of Directors part of BayCare where Butler also serves on the Clinical Excellence Committee.
“I’m thrilled to be part of A-LIGN’s next phase of growth,” said Butler. “Scott and his leadership team have done a great job providing industry-leading benefits, opportunities for advancement and an exciting work environment. I look forward to bringing my experience in scaling growing companies to continue to attract and keep top talent from across the country.”
Following a $54.5 million investment from FTV Capital, A-LIGN continues to build momentum in 2019 with more than 200 employees across the globe and will look to hire more than 100 employees over the next 12 months to support its commitment to client success and revenue growth.
A-LIGN is one of a limited number of solution providers that can offer a consolidated approach to information technology and information security audits. A-LIGN is a HITRUST CSF Assessor firm, Qualified Security Assessor Company, Accredited ISO 27001 Certification Body, Accredited FedRAMP 3PAO and licensed CPA firm. With the ability to work with small businesses to the largest of global enterprises, A-LIGN leverages its industry expertise to guide organizations towards security, compliance and privacy services that will enhance their information security to prevent cyber threats and reduce risk, turning their security into a competitive edge. For more information, visit www.A-LIGN.com.
A-LIGN, Manager of Corporate Communications
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