About Our Founder

EcoDec's President/CEO


Ronald K. Butcher, Ph.D.


Ronald (Ron) Butcher, has been actively involved in education and business his entire career.  He majored in business and earned a B.S. degree and a business education teaching certification in 1969.  He has held various school administrator certifications since 1972, and he earned a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in 1980.  He has taught at the K-12 and collegiate level, and has been both a K-12 and university administrator.  Dr. Butcher has owned and operated consulting and real estate businesses since 1979, has been a Licensed New Jersey Real Estate Broker since 1986, and he earned a real estate appraiser license in 1991. He is a private pilot and photographer, and a member of numerous social and professional organizations, among which is serving as a member of the NJ State Board of Education since 1990.  Dr. Butcher retired from Rowan University as an Administrator Emeritus (Executive Director of Continuing Education) following 18 years of service with the University.