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Russell Butler ChFC®, E.A.


“Success is available to anyone who has a vision, develops a plan, and works consistently towards making that vision a reality.”  


In 2008, Russell founded Butler Financial Advisors, LLC because he is passionate about helping clients take control of their financial lives and achieve their retirement dreams.

With his background in Banking, Insurance, Tax Preparation, Accounting, Retirement Income Planning, and Investment Management, he is uniquely qualified to address all aspects of your financial life.  With over 15 years investment experience, he has worked through many different market cycles and can help you understand the benefits and risks of different investment and insurance strategies, their tax implications, and how they fit, or don’t fit into your personal plan.  He will work with you by implementing a wholistic strategy to help you set retirement and investment goals and have an action plan to help you accomplish those goals.

He has been recognized as a SmartVestor Professional by best-selling author and radio talk show host Dave Ramsey.

Russell completed his education at The American College where he achieved the Chartered Financial Consultant designation. He has his Series 7 and 66 investment professional registrations. He is also an Enrolled Agent — a tax designation that allows him to represent taxpayers before the IRS in audits and appeals. He has prepared tax returns for over 15 years and is a senior partner at Butler Tax & Accounting, LLC.

Russell loves the outdoors, music, sports, and traveling with his beautiful wife and children.

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Jenna Doherty

Operations Manager



Jenna joined Butler Financial Advisors in January 2020 as a remote assistant, working from her home in Greenville, South Carolina. She believes wholeheartedly in the importance of financial literacy and enjoys supporting our financial advisors and clients with all of the operational needs involved in managing their wealth.

Jenna has worked in finance and administration for over ten years, and has been working with branch offices of DFPG Investments, LLC, our broker dealer, since 2017. With a masters degree in mental health counseling, Jenna also understands the significant intersections of finance, career, family and overall well-being. Her sensitivity to the life milestones that come with financial transactions adds depth to her ability to serve our clients with care.

Jenna swiftly became an asset to Butler Financial and was promoted to Operations Manager in 2021.

Outside of the office, Jenna can be found baking, DIY-ing, and raising her beautiful family of three children with her husband, Ryan.

Josh Sims

Operations Specialist



Josh joined Butler Financial in December of 2020 and has been capably expanding his knowledge and abilities in financial services. Currently working as an Operations Support Specialist, he is working to obtain his Enrolled Agent designation, Health/Llife Insurance licenses, and Financial Advising certificates. Josh brings 15+ years of customer service and 7 years of operations management and client advocacy experience to the team.

Josh grew up in West Jordan and Herriman, graduating from Riverton High School. He has been married to the love of his life, Kati, for over 11 years, and they have 4 beautiful kids. Josh loves playing basketball, softball, or pickleball any chance he gets. He also enjoys a good movie, and listening to all kinds of music.

Matthew Argyle, CFA, CFP®

Financial Advisor

Matt became an advisor to help friends and family but enjoyed it so much he's made it a career. Drawn to Butler Financial because of their integrity and unique approach to wealth management–incorporating their roots in taxation to offer more complete service and better advice.

With his background in banking, insurance, investments, wealth management, and in partnership with the Tax Specialists at Butler Tax, he is uniquely able to address all aspects of your financial life. His unassuming educational approach will help you understand the benefits and risks of different investment and insurance strategies, their tax implications, and how they may or may not fit into your personal plan. 

He has been recognized as a SmartVestor Professional by best-selling author and radio talk show host Dave Ramsey.

Matt is a military veteran, a life-long learner, and holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Utah. He maintains the Series 7, 63 and 65 investment professional registrations and serves on the Salt Lake CFA Society’s Board of Directors.

Matt loves reading, writing, and spending time with his baby girl and amazing wife, Mandy.

Mitchell Plant

Relationship Manager

Mitch recently joined Butler Tax and Accounting in January of 2023.  He is excited to continue growing and gaining experience in his role as a financial assistant, operations support specialist, and relationship manager. 

Mitch brings 10+ years of customer service, 6 years background working in finance and 2 years of working as a workplace wealth advisor. He's eager to start building relationships with clients, and help them achieve their financial goals. He has his Series 6, 7 and 66 investment professional registrations, as well as a licensed life insurance agent in the state of Utah. 

Mitch was born and raised in Murray, graduating from Murray High School in 2014. Where he then went to go serve a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in the country of Ecuador, where he became fluent in the Spanish language. He has been married to the love of his life, Sydney where he met country swing dancing, since 2017, welcoming their first child, Gracie, back in 2022.  As a family, time is spent outdoors, exploring new places and trying new foods. Mitch also enjoys playing rugby, skiing, golf and pickleball.