President of Vistra Communications Receives SBA’s South Florida District 2016 Veteran-Owned Small Business Person of the Year Award

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Brian Butler, president of Tampa communications strategy and professional solutions agency, recognized for business success and military service

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Vistra’s steady and successful growth is attributed to our great Team Members, sound business practices, fostering meaningful relationships, making a positive difference in our community and knowing our success is dependent upon our clients’ success.

Brian Butler, president of Vistra Communications, LLC, has been named the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) South Florida District 2016 Veteran-Owned Small Business Person of the Year. Butler, a retired army officer, is being recognized for his efforts and achievements in creating and sustaining a successful business, creating jobs and serving our nation as a member of the armed forces. Vistra Communications (Vistra) provides communications strategy and professional solutions to corporate, government and nonprofit clients.

Butler is among seven 2016 SBA South Florida Small Business Week Awards Winners and will be honored at the 29th Annual Government Small Business Conference May 5 at the Holiday Inn Tampa Westshore during the keynote luncheon. The conference is one of several around the state being held in conjunction with National Small Business Week May 1-5, 2016.

“It is both exciting and humbling to receive this award from the SBA,” said Butler. “This acknowledgement speaks to Vistra’s philosophy as a whole, which includes our team’s dedication to excellence, focus on building client relationships and community involvement.”

Butler founded Vistra Communications in 2007 after retiring from the Army. The company has nearly 50 team members, each skilled in various backgrounds of communications, marketing and other professional services. Vistra has a proven track record of client success and provides a focused and integrated approach to all projects, designed to affect change and assist clients with reaching their ultimate goals.

About Vistra Communications
Vistra Communications is a nationally-recognized, full-service, communications strategy and professional solutions agency headquartered in Tampa, Florida providing services across the United States and beyond to corporate, government and nonprofit clients. Vistra is SBA 8(a) Certified and a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB). In addition to its public relations and marketing expertise, Vistra provides a range of program management and consulting services involving training, administrative support, IT solutions, assessments and special reports. For more information about Vistra, please call 813.961.4700 or visit


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