Stephen Butler joined OCU Law in August 2016 and supervises the law school’s fundraising, alumni engagement, marketing, and events. He came to OCU after serving as the Director of Law Associates for Pepperdine University. Previously, Stephen served as a grant writer and organizer for the Industrial Areas Foundation in Los Angeles and Dallas, Texas, where he worked with member institutions to create solutions to the lack of healthcare options in South Los Angeles, the subprime mortgage crisis, and the challenges facing public schools. As an organizer he worked with leaders of the Massachusetts-based Algebra Project and Los Angeles Unified School District to create an Algebra Project cohort at Crenshaw High School.
Stephen is a member of the State Bar of Texas and a graduate of University of Oklahoma College of Law and Price College of Business with a BBA in Finance. He serves as Board member for Cristo Rey OKC Catholic High School and the Oklahoma Association of Charitable Gift Planners, and on the Oklahoma Contemporary Art for Every 5th Grader Committee.