VISTA’s Chairman Leads Panel at APA’s Annual Conference in April

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David Baxa, Chairman of VISTA Technology Services, Inc., has been selected to lead panel on “Balancing the Federal Portfolio” for the American Planning Association’s National Conference on April 28, 2014.

VISTA Technology Services, Inc. (VISTA) is pleased to announce that its Chairman, David Baxa, has been chosen by the American Planning Association (APA) to lead the panel on “Balancing the Federal Portfolio” for its National Conference on April 28, 2014 in Atlanta, GA. The panel will address how the footprints of Federal infrastructure changes over time, often requiring significant realignments of assets. Some locations expand, while others shrink or close. Mr. Baxa leads this particular panel based on his long-term expertise in understanding the balance between “right-sizing” the federal infrastructure and maintaining the prosperity of communities that depend on the presence of federal agencies in their localities.

Among the participants Mr. Baxa has assembled for this panel is a senior government official who is an expert in federal real property assets, a former senior Army official having direct responsibilities under previous multiple rounds of BRAC, a senior planning consultant with specialized expertise in federal real property planning, and a senior real estate consultant with extensive experience in civilian federal real property management.

About American Planning Association (APA)

APA is an independent, not-for-profit educational organization that provides leadership in the development of vital communities. It provides leadership in the development of vital communities by advocating excellence in planning, promoting education and citizen empowerment, and providing the tools and support necessary to meet the challenges of growth and change. Each year it hosts a National Planning Conference and brings together practicing planners, citizens and elected officials to explore trending topics and innovative ideas. To learn more about APA, go to

About David Baxa

David Baxa is an accomplished facilities planner and IT professional with expertise in real property asset analysis and management, master planning and application development. Baxa’s expertise in federal real property planning distinguishes him as a thought leader in BRAC and a visionary regarding Civilian BRAC. Additionally he is known as a subject matter expert in data analytics, project management, and planning and engineering. Currently Baxa is VISTA’s Chairman, and previously spent 30 years leading VISTA as CEO and other key roles. To learn more about David Baxa, go to


VISTA Technology Services is a Veteran-owned, small business that specializes in Enterprise Solutions, Data Management, Systems Development and Real Property Planning. VISTA eliminates unnecessary spending, delivering as much as a 100-to-1 return on investment in its management, information technology and real property consulting services. By comparing an organization's mission, budgets, workforce trends, VISTA creates solutions that cut costs and eliminate waste. For more than 30 years, VISTA's solutions have helped clients run better - cutting costs, eliminating waste and improving performance. To learn more about VISTA, go to

Results matter. Expect more. Choose VISTA.

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