Competitive Edge Series

The Competitive Edge series is the premier educational program of the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce. Business and professional development classes offer attendees new skill sets and a practical application for implementation in their own business. A unique class takes place six times each year.

The Competitive Edge Series classes are FREE to members of the FIT 2 Level, and FREE with benefits to members of the FIT 1 and 3 Levels.

Over The Horizon Leadership – A CEO’s Perspective

Tue., Sep. 17, 2019

11:30am - 1:30pm

Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce

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Are you looking to improve your leadership skills? You may be thinking about leading your team more effectively. You may want to take on a leadership position. You may be considering a community leadership role. This workshop goes well beyond just leading a group. Over the horizon leaders have an intellectual curiosity that compels them to look beyond what is, and focus on the possibilities.

During this workshop you will have the opportunity to:

  • Challenge your perspective on leading.
  • Think beyond the horizon.
  • Assess your strengths and opportunities as a leader.
  • Be a leader that helps Tampa Bay prepare for a thriving future.

Featured Speaker

Brian Butler – President and CEO, Vistra Communications

Brian Butler is President and CEO of Vistra Communications (Vistra), an integrated marketing communications agency. Brian is a combat decorated, retired career military officer. Prior to founding Vistra, Brian provided Strategic Communications counsel to senior leaders at U.S. Central Command and served as a policy director on the Homeland Security Council (HSC) in the White House. He also served as a Spokesperson for an Army Secretary and on the Communications Team for a Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in the Pentagon.

An active and avid community supporter, Brian serves on the Executive Board of Directors of the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, WEDU Public Broadcast Television, Sunshine State Economic Development Corporation (SEDCO), Minority Enterprise Development Corporation, Visit Tampa Bay Advisory Board. Brian also serves on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Council and serves as CEO Mentor to the Principal of Mort Elementary School.

Brian was recently honored as the 2018 Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce Outstanding Leader of the Year.


See some of our past Competitive Edge events.