Yvonne Butler has experience in teaching reading and mathematics at the elementary school level and college-level teaching in computer technology and communication, including teaching for the University of Maryland European Division relatively early in her career and for the past six years at Florida universities. During her work at two major consumer packaged goods corporations, Butler managed large-system planning and programming teams, with specific focus on providing latest technology solutions for company-wide utilization for marketing, sales and logistics. Most recently, Butler has provided technical and web-related consulting services in marketing and sales in the sustainable-renewable energy realm. She also is a professional photographer and published author of highly technical photography books for professional photographers, translated into several languages and available worldwide. Butler has a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from Rhode Island College; Master of Science degree in Information Systems, Northeastern University, School of Engineering; master's level work in Public Administration at the University of Baltimore; and doctoral coursework in Communication at the University of South Florida, Department of Communication.