I am motivated by Freedom and Uniqueness, I work in Decisive and Freeform ways, and my ideal work allows for New Solutions and Variety.
When you find a Passionate Entrepreneur like Scott, coupled with an idea for a tool that will increase understanding, motivation and productivity among people tasked with working together, with application in multiple industries, it is easy to lend time and your own passion to furthering this idea."
Anne M. Butler: has served as a director of Charles & Colvard since June 2012. As a leading executive in the direct selling industry, Ms. Butler has successfully run global businesses for Avon Products, Inc. (“Avon”), Aloette Cosmetics, Mary Kay Cosmetics, Inc. (“Mary Kay”), and PartyLite Gifts, Inc. (“PartyLite”).
She started her career with Avon, where she held a variety of progressive assignments across marketing, sales, new market expansion, and new business development while serving as Director of Marketing in Spain, Vice President of Avon Fashions in Brazil and as General Manager, Avon Fashions for Continental Europe.
Ms. Butler served as Mary Kay’s President of the Western and Central Europe business and subsequently successfully expanded the European business at PartyLite where she advanced to President, PartyLite International. Ms. Butler was appointed Worldwide President of PartyLite in May 2007, a position she held until January 2012. Since then, Ms. Butler serves as CEO of Butler Advisors, while also serving as Senior Advisor to the Chairman of Blyth, Inc. (“Blyth”).
She also served on the Board of ViSalus Sciences, the weight loss and fitness direct sales subsidiary of Blyth. Ms. Butler currently serves on the Board of the Direct Selling Education Foundation, and in June 2012 concluded two years of service as Vice Chairman of the Board of the Direct Selling Association.