Butch Roussel, MS, CCRA is a graduate of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and Johns Hopkins University. Since 2011, Butch manages clinical trials for pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies through his business, Vivo Research, LLC. Butch was appointed to the LPTFA board in 2017. He is also the founder of a community organization, civicside, that hosts an annual event called the 24 Hour Citizen Project. The event connects citizens with expertise and financial backers to community-focused ideas a reality. The organization is responsible for nearly $80,000 in private funds towards 15 public projects.
He is a 2008 graduate of Johns Hopkins University in Biotechnology Business, and a graduate of the 2012 Leadership Lafayette Class XXV. Butch actively dedicates time for service and support of New Hope Community Development of Acadiana, Mission Renew, and Leadership Institute of Acadiana.