Renay Butler, PMP


Renay L. Butler, PMP is an author, speaker, business coach, certified Project/Program Manager, certified Chief Information Officer, and an award-winning business owner. She is a native Washingtonian and graduate of Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD where she received a B.S in Information Science and Systems and a graduate of National Defense University with a M.S in Government Information Leadership with a concentration in Chief Information Officer Leadership. Ms. Butler started her career as a Software Engineer and later transitioned in to management. She spent the majority of her career building and leading high performing-highly successful teams and managing multi-million-dollar high profile projects as a contractor with the Federal Government. In addition, Ms. Butler has been a successful entrepreneur since the age of 28. She’s owned several businesses including the first state of the art technology based childcare facility in Howard County, MD.

Ms. Butler is the visionary, founder, and CEO of Goal Grinders, Inc., a non-profit organization that provides mentorship and educational opportunities to teens in the areas of entrepreneurial, leadership, and science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM). Goal Grinders offers an after-school program for middle school girls, a mentoring program for teens, and various Summits that focus on solutions to critical issues in our schools, homes, and society.

Ms. Butler is also the CEO of Renay Butler, Inc (RB, Inc) She and her team provide business coaching and training, product and services development, and other comprehensive solutions to start, manage, or scale your business. RB, Inc. specializes in start-ups, small business, niche identification, strategic roadmaps, customer expansion, ideation and innovation solutions development, target marketing, social media management, and much more. Most recently, RB, Inc. teamed up to develop training programs that focus on customer service, diversity & inclusion, and corporate culture.

Ms. Butler is the host of the highly acclaimed life and business coaching show, “Live with Renay” where she teaches life and business skills as well as monetization tips, tricks, and tools. Watch her live on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube on Sunday’s at 7pm.

Ms. Butler also co-authored and published her first book with comedian and actress, Kim Coles, titled Open Your G.I.F.T.S: 42 Lessons on Finding and Embracing Your Blessings in Disguise. She was also named one of Maryland’s Top 100 Women by The Daily Record. She’s been the recipient of many awards such as: Leading Women in IT, Innovative Product of the Year, Leadership and Achievement for Executives and Professionals, Outstanding Service in the Community to name a few. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., The Project Management Institute, The NAACP, and charter member of the Prince George’s County Women’s Bureau Chapter of Toastmasters.

You can find Renay on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube as: Renay Butler and on IG as: @IamRenayButler. Her products, services, Livecasts, and blogs can be found at

Watch Renay Butler’s engaging interview with AKA UEO here.