Christy Butler serves as the Executive Director of the Fort Detrick Alliance. Before joining the Fort Detrick Alliance, she was the Event Coordinator at the Frederick County Chamber of Commerce. During her employment with the Chamber, Christy was responsible for planning over 100 events annually. She was responsible for events such as the Public Safety Awards Breakfast that honored public service personnel in Frederick County, Touching Lives in Frederick County which honored individuals in the nonprofit industry and SHE Week honoring women in business. She was the staff liaison to the Women in Business and Generation Connect Committees.
Before settling in the Frederick area, Christy served in the United States Army in the Intelligence field from which she retired after being injured in Afghanistan. She was deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom.