Kelem Butts

Director of Charitable Operations, AT&T

Kelem Butts

Director of Charitable Operations, AT&T

Biography

Kelem oversees the operation of AT&T’s educational contribution programs, including AT&T’s signature initiative, AT&T Aspire. This $400 million investment aims to help more students graduate from high school ready for careers and college.

Prior to this role, Kelem worked in the Sustainability Operations group at AT&T and in product management. He has been with AT&T for 16 years. Before joining AT&T, Kelem spent ten years as a sales professional with Procter & Gamble, Abbott Labs, and Mallinckrodt.

Kelem earned his BA from Wesleyan University and his MBA from the University of Texas at Dallas. He enjoys spending time with his girlfriend, their two bulldogs, reading, and watching football, especially Penn State.