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Woodland Johnson and Brian Butler Talk CEOs in Schools on Spectrum News 9’s In Depth Segment

August 22, 2019

A lesson in business brought to the classroom. Vistra Communications’ Brian Butler and Hillsborough County Public Schools’ Woodland Johnson discuss the joint educational initiative, CEOs in Schools.

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Jeff Eakins and Brian Butler Talk CEOs in Schools on AM Tampa Bay

August 16, 2019

Brian Butler President, CEO and founder of Vistra Communications, LLC (Vistra) and Superintendent Jeff Eakins, Hillsborough County Public Schools, joined AM Tampa Bay to discuss Tampa Bay area CEOs who will volunteer an entire day at Hillsborough County public elementary schools on October 18, 2019. The goal is to have CEOs experience what educators and students do on a day to day basis so that they will have a new perspective on what goes into preparing students for success in the future workforce.

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Top executives sought for CEOs in Schools initiative in Hillsborough

August 9, 2019

As many as 180 Tampa Bay area CEOs will volunteer an entire day at Hillsborough County public elementary schools as part of a new educational initiative, CEOs in Schools. On Oct. 18, CEOs or most-senior executives interested in participating will visit, teach and engage with students in the school system. One hundred are signed up, and it needs 80 more.

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New Program Invites CEOs To Spend A Day At Local Schools

August 2, 2019

Local business people have the opportunity to receive a unique look at area schools this fall thanks to a new program.

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Hooper: Butler partners with Hillsborough Schools to launch CEOs in Schools program

July 22, 2019

For three years, Vistra CEO Brian Butler lent counsel to the faculty and staff of Mort Elementary School. Now he’s trying to help other business leaders make a difference.

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CEOs in Schools: Connecting Today’s Executives with Tomorrow’s Leaders

July 12, 2019

In a first of its kind program, local senior executives and CEOs will team up with the “CEO” at our schools – the principal – to see, hear and do the things that our public school teachers, staff and students experience every day.

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CEOs In Schools Seeking Volunteers

June 4, 2019

Vistra Communications, in partnership with Hillsborough County Schools, is launching an initiative that brings CEOs from the Tampa Bay area into Hillsborough County schools for a day of volunteering. On October 18, 2019, nearly 180 CEOs will volunteer for a day at Hillsborough County elementary schools to make an impact in the lives of students and the community.

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Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.
– Malcolm X