Butch Kirven

Greenville County Council, District 27

“Leadership is the key in bringing people together and getting things done that benefit the community.  As your County Council representative, I will continue to work for you, the citizens of District 27, first and foremost, and I’m asking for your vote to be re-elected.”

Butch Kirven was elected to the Greenville County Council District 27 in 2004

He is currently serving in his fifth term as a member of County Council. Having served as Council chairman from 2005-2013 and 2017-2020, he is currently the chairman-pro-tem and chairman of the Finance Committee. He also serves on the Greenville Pickens Area Transportation Study policy committee (GPATS), the regional metropolitan planning organization (MPO) that prioritizes transportation projects with SCDOT.

Always known as “Butch,” he is a graduate of Presbyterian College and the US Army War College. He is a military veteran who served over 35 years in the US Army and SC Army National Guard. He and his wife, Diane, a Simpsonville native, live near Simpsonville, where he operates a small real estate appraisal practice limited to home loans for Veterans. They have a daughter, Lee, who teaches at Georgia College & State University.   


Greenville County Has Thrived During The Past 18 Years

Greenville is the Upstate’s economic development engine.

The numbers are great, but what’s behind the numbers is the most important thing for County Council, whose purpose is inclusive economic development that opens paths for people to improve their quality of life through meaningful employment, contributing to the broader community, resulting in self-improvement and financial security.

This report shows that the county is building on the depth and breadth of our solid economic foundation. The future in Greenville County looks good indeed!

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