Butch Puttman was first elected to Fiscal Court 2010. Raised in Henderson, Puttman graduated from Henderson City High School, then worked for 37 years at Century Aluminum. He also served as president of the United Steelworkers Union Local Number 9443-00. Now retired, he presently serves on local Salvation Army Advisory Board, The Gathering Place Board and the Kyndle Large Investor Council.
Puttman is married to the former Debbie Cole of Evansville, Indiana. They have three adult daughters, Amy, Juli and Ashley, and five grandchildren.