Trainer, educator, motivational speaker and entertainer with over 35 years experience, Nancy helps improve performance, build success and leaves your audience energized and excited about their future.
While in the process of a divorce with no child support, alimony or other source of income and only $2,000 to her name, Nancy moved herself and her children 70 miles and started her own business. Nancy knew nothing about running a business, saving, investing or financial planning and set out to build her own asset management and financial planning business.
After building the business to $200 million in assets under management, Nancy sold her practice in January 2007 and shortly after opened “Above All Else, Success in Life and Business®” to pass on her knowledge, training and personal experience to help others.
As a national professional motivational speaker and award-winning author Nancy helps business owners do a better job for their clients and improve their bottom line and helps individuals live more successful, fulfilling lives and realize their dreams.
Nancy has motivated, inspired, educated and entertained individuals, businesses, seniors and students on a variety of topics for over 35 years. Her background, training and personal experience provide a wealth of insight and information as a backdrop for a very successful and upbeat presentation.
Nancy has been quoted in Money magazine, Forbes, USA Today, AARP, The National Business Institute, The New England Real Estate Journal, The Financial Planning Association magazine, The Chicago Tribune, The Day and many more. She has been a speaker for major corporations such as Pfizer, General Dynamics and Dow Chemical.
Nancy has been a guest on many radio and television shows and is the author of the book “Above All Else, Success in Life and Business” published in 2012 and “A Realtors Guide to Greater Success, Above and Beyond the Competition” published in 2014.
- Above All Else, Success in Life and Business A memoir that will inspire you through hardship, loss and success. Grow, learn, laugh, hurt, and rejoice as you journey through the author’s professional and personal life.
- A Realtors Guide to Greater Success, Above and Beyond the Competition Butler interviewed Realtors across the better learn their challenges for success. Her book provides easy-to-implement strategies that will take your business to the next level, while showing you how to find balance between work and personal life.
- 2016 Influential Businesswoman Awards - Best Inspirational Business Leader
- 2014 National Association of Professional Woman - VIP Woman of the Year
- 2013 CT Authors and Publishers Assoc. Writing Contest - First Place Short Story “What an Inspiration”
- 2013 National Beverly Hills Book Awards - Memoir - Finalist "Above All Else, Success in Life and Business"
- 2007 Chamber of Commerce of SECT – Certificate for Commitment to Economic Vitality of Eastern CT
- 2002 National Register’s Who’s Who in Executives and Businesses
- 1999 Dalbar Financial Professional Seal. The DALBAR Service Award symbolizes the achievement of the highest tier of service to customers within the financial services industry. It is awarded only to those firms that exceed industry norms in key service areas. The winners of this award can confidently consider themselves service leaders within the financial services industry.
- 1995 National Directory of Who’s Who in Executives and Professionals
- 1992 American Biographical Institute World Life Achieve Award
- 1990 Chamber of Commerce of SECT – Small Business Service Advocate Award
- 1989-1996 US Navy – Commendation for Achievement and Superior Performance (for key note and break out presentations to military and civil service)
- Multiple years - Million Dollar Round Table qualifier. Professional success is just one of the pillars reflective of MDRT levels of excellence. To qualify for million dollar round table, prospective members must adhere to the highest ethical standards and meet specific production requirements which are increased annually, Members and prospective members must belong to at least one recognized financial/insurance association
- 2006 Hall of Fame Inductee – Ameriprise Financial Inc.
- Ameriprise Financial Inc. 2003–2006 President’s Advisory Council 1998–2006 President’s Recognition Award 1989–2003 Master Advisor. 1999 Diamond Ring Award