Outstanding Liberal Arts Alumni Award
Annette O’Donnell-Butner ’91 Political Science, director and chief compliance officer for KKR Credit Advisors, oversees KKR Credit’s worldwide registered investment advisory compliance programs and initiatives.
Annette earned her law degree from Oklahoma City University and clerked for a judge in the Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas Judge for two years before beginning her in-house legal/compliance career in the financial services industry. She worked for Merrill Lynch, JP Morgan, and Lehman Brothers before joining KKR Credit in 2009.
Annette remains engaged with the College as a mentor and a member of the Department of Political Science Board of Visitors. She received the department’s Outstanding Alumni Award in 2012.
Annette and her husband, Chris, established a student enhancement fund for Paterno Fellows and a Trustee Scholarship; they also support the Welch Centennial Graduate Endowment.