Rhett Butler is a Space Control Expert and a Vice President of ExoAnalytic Solutions. Mr. Butler manages operations in our Colorado Springs regional office and serves as Vice President of the National Security Space Sector. He is responsible for providing warfighter analysis and support in the Space Control and Space Situational Awareness (SSA) domains. Mr. Butler leads cutting-edge modeling and simulation development, providing critical Space Situational Awareness products and analysis to the warfighter.
Mr. Butler began his career as an Air Force Space Operations Officer. After Undergraduate Space Training, he was one of the first Lieutenants ever hand-picked for assignment to the National Reconnaissance Office. Over the next 20 years he built, launched, tracked, and operated our nation’s most vital intelligence assets. His assignments included Intelligence Community (IC) ground sites, the Office of Special Projects, Chief of the Space Vault Cheyenne Mountain Operations Center, and the Chief of Staff’s Office at the Automated Data Facility at Buckley AFB. In 2007, Mr. Butler retired from the Air Force and immediately made an impact as a Space Control Subject Matter Expert for Northrup Grumman, TASC, and now ExoAnalytic Solutions, delivering actionable modeling and simulation analysis to AFSPC, SMC, AFRL, and the IC.
Mr. Butler earned a B.S. in General Engineering from the United States Air Force Academy, a M.S. in Systems Management from Denver University. In addition, he is a graduate of the Air Force’s Air Command and Staff College and has earned Acquisition Program Management Level I & II certification.