The CXO team understands that organizations become successful by the powerful combination of leadership, culture, and purpose. CXO's award-winning team can be seen throughout the community leading industry seminars and training sessions, counseling peers on best practices, and advancing the conversation on the future of staffing, recruiting, and search.
Through our collective experience – in IT staffing and executive search, as well as a broad range of other industries – we bring a unique perspective to the process and we understand business from all sides. Recognized as true advisors with the best interests of our partners at heart, we are driven by the prospect of helping exceptional candidates find their
professional homes with remarkable companies.
Sara Butler - Chief Executive Officer
As founder and CEO of CXO Staffing, Inc., Sara provides executive leadership, vision and structure. At the heart of the business, she believes staffing is all about relationships. “We are continually presented with opportunities to begin new relationships and become part of a greater story,” says Sara. Ultimately, she hopes to improve the quality of life of individuals by bridging the gap between information technology and public health.
Sara graduated from Agnes Scott College in Decatur, GA with honors (Magna Cum Laude, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology). She immediately began an Emerging Infectious Diseases (EID) Fellowship sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Association of Public Health Laboratories. During her time as an EID Fellow, Sara travelled to Kenya to work on several field studies, where she learned how scientific information and advocacy shape the health status of communities. Sara is a Biologist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, focusing primarily on HIV and AIDS prevention.
Mark Butler - President
Mark Butler is the President of CXO Staffing, Founder of the 1,900+ member Pay It Forward Atlanta Group, Board Member for Radical Mentoring and Giving101, and mentor (in training) with re:new at Buckhead Church.
Heis an award-winning internet industry veteran focusing on executive search and recruiting "game-changing" talent for web strategy, website design, custom business application development, social media, and interactive marketing.
Prior to founding CXO Staffing, Mark graduated from the University of Georgia with high honors (B.B.A - Magna Cum Laude, Management Information Systems), then helped drive the explosive growth of an Atlanta-based web design and development firm consecutively ranked by the ABC as a “Top Web Design and Development Firm,” “Best Place To Work,” “Fastest Growing Private Company,” “Pacesetter,” and a 2006 Inc. 5000 “Fastest Growing Private Firm.”
Mark lives with his wife (Sara), two boys (James David and Henry) and two German Shorthair Pointers (Otis and Chili-dog) in Dunwoody, Georgia.