Retired Partner, KPMG LLP
Finance Committee Chair, Legacy Early College
Charles Butler attended public schools in South Carolina and earned his undergraduate and master’s degrees at the University of Georgia. Charles retired from KPMG LLP after a 37 year career. His various roles in the firm included serving as the managing partner of the Greenville, SC office as head of the international tax team for the Southeast region and as the global lead tax partner for one of the world’s largest international banks.
Charles currently serves on the Board of Directors of Legacy Early College, the Society of International Business Fellows, and a home owners’ association. His historical community involvement includes participation in Leadership Greenville, Leadership South Carolina and service on the Board of Directors for the Greenville and State of South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, the United Way, Meyer Center, and the Greenville Art Museum. Charles is a CPA, and his current professional associations include the AICPA and the International Fiscal Association.
Charles’ personal interests include domestic and international travel, reading, photography, music, and motorcycle touring. He lives with his wife Miriam in downtown Greenville and in Seneca, SC on Lake Keowee. Charles and Miriam have two married children and three grandchildren.