Faces Going Places President Dr. Mel Butler

Dr. Mel Butler


Dr. Mel Butler is a trailblazing Civil Rights pioneer, a native of Baltimore Maryland and one of twelve children.

Dr. Mel Butler

His accomplishments include:

Morgan State University Graduate/BS in Marketing/Double MBA (simultaneously), in Marketing and Management.

Formed Mel Butler Associates and was awarded the third Army Command Contract to assist in the recruitment and retention of minority Officers from ROTC Programs at the following Universities: Georgetown, Johns Hopkins, Loyola of Baltimore, Morgan, Coppin, Howard, Bowie, and Towson.

Staff and Board Training for Baltimore City, Model Cities, Teen Centers and Cultural Arts Programs.

Consulted and Assisted in the creation of Baltimore’s first Salute to Soul of the City Festival, now known as “AFRAM”

Over 50 years of marketing innovation with his work at the first Technology Commercialization Center which included the evaluation of the Hummer, Hot Pockets, and Bad News All-Purpose Sauce that changed the landscape of barbeque sauce recipes across the United States.

Dr. Butler is a Certified Master Consultant in the Evaluation and Marketing of Diamonds, participated in talent consulting for Disney, Ford Motor Company, and United Airlines, as well as a consultant and contractor for the Small Business Administration, MBDA, and Commerce Department.

Dr. Butler, a champion for the cause of youth empowerment, continues to work with non-profits to benefit youth in areas of Training and Internship development. He also partners with organizations such as Faces Going Places 501 (c) (3), ACE (Alliance for Career and Education LLC), Harlem Wizards, Harlem Globetrotters and UniverSoul Circus.

Dr. Mel Butler in Baltimore Classrooms

Along with his passion for golf, Dr. Butler continues to utilize his enormous leadership by creating job training programs and representing retail, food and beverage and sports and entertainment interests through his work at Maker 2 Markets (M2M).

Dr. Butler is a vital resource to the next generation of leaders with his Faces Going Places Radio Show on WOLB 1010 Baltimore and by spearheading scholarship opportunities for University Students.