David Butler

President – Post Script Hospitality
Senior Vice President – hotelAVE



David Butler, President of Post Script, has over 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry with a specific concentration in branded and independent hotels, and high-volume food and beverage operations.  Mr. Butler and his team use their expertise to improve operational efficiencies by conducting area-specific analyses and observing employees conduct their daily activities to improve overall workflow and remove process constraints. This work results in uncovering opportunities focused around reduced overall operational costs, increased ancillary revenues, and improved service. In addition, Mr. Butler is responsible for client satisfaction, quality assurance and enhancing company process to improve project return to our clients.

Before joining Post Script, Mr. Butler was the Vice President of Operations at StepStone Hospitality where he was responsible for the company’s full-service managed hotels that comprised 10-12 hotels of multiple brands, as well as lifestyle and independent hotels. He also assisted with company F&B projects and initiatives. At StepStone he used internal and external expense benchmarking data to regularly evaluate opportunities in each of his assets. Mr. Butler also held Area Director of Operations and VP of Operations positions at Lodgian and Prism Hotels & Resorts where he oversaw portfolios of 10-30 hotels and started his career TGI Fridays.

Mr. Butler earned a B.S in Hospitality Management and an A.S in Culinary Arts from Johnson and Wales University in Providence, RI.


Professional Experience

  • StepStone Hospitality – Regional Vice President of Operations 

  • Lodgian– Area Director or Operations/General Manager 

  • Prism Hotels & Resorts – Vice President of Operations

  • Bristol Hotels & Resorts – Hotel Manager 


  • Johnson & Wales University – B.S. Restaurant/Food Services Management, A.S. Culinary Arts