James Butler is Senior Vice President, KFC Supply Chain, at Restaurant Supply Chain Solutions, LLC – A Yum! Brands Co-Op. James serves as the leader of the exclusive supply chain management organization for Yum! Brands, Inc. and the KFC restaurant systems. With world-class strategic sourcing and supply chain management expertise, RSCS manages the end-to-end supply chain for over 22,000 commodities & 16,000 restaurants covering food, packaging, equipment, facilities, services, and distribution in support of multiple restaurant brands. Prior to RSCS, James served as Vice President at Georgia Pacific, where he helped to transform one of the world's largest manufacturers and distributors of paper products. Before Georgia Pacific, James spent nearly a decade solving some of his clients’ most challenging problems as a management consultant with Deloitte Consulting, LLC. Prior to business school, James held various roles in sales and marketing, most notably with International Paper. He earned a B.S. from The University of Kentucky ’01 and an M.B.A. from Vanderbilt University Owen Graduate School of Management in ’08. He currently resides in Louisville, Kentucky with his wife, Catalina, and their two children, Mateo and Mia.