Lydia Butler


Lydia Butler
Contract CFO

Financial expertise and prowess are at the forefront of any successful company. At Bishop-McCann, we believe it takes more than that. It takes vision, leadership, transparency, and good financial stewardship. As Bishop-McCann’s CFO, Lydia Butler’s leadership approach focuses on collaboration and consensus-building that allows the organization to navigate confidently and provide good stewardship of our clients’ goals and resources. Lydia Butler believes in the power of partnering and open communication to create the highest value programs for our clients. 

“Bishop-McCann’s strategic approach requires a high level of transparency and good financial stewardship for our clients. The care, planning, detailed management, and attention of our clients’ financial resources are at the core of how we create value in each client engagement. The Bishop-McCann culture is such that this level of financial diligence runs throughout the organization and begins with empowerment at the individual level. The creation of value—and therefore impact—is the fuel of our work for clients.” 

Prior to joining Bishop-McCann, Lydia was the President and CFO of Hilary’s, a startup allergen-free natural foods brand. Her early career included a variety of finance leadership positions at large, publicly-traded companies in the financial services and telecom industries. 

A proud graduate of the University of Kansas, Lydia has a long history of serving on non-profit boards in the Kansas City area. She currently is a board member of the Unicorn Theatre and treasurer for her church. She enjoys reading, traveling, live music, and theatre performances.