Gainesville Native Joins Butler Enterprises as Director of Marketing

Audrey RayNews, Press Releases

Gainesville, FL – August 2nd, 2022 – Butler Enterprises, the largest retail center in North Central
Florida, announced that Ashley Bryant joined the leadership team as Director of Marketing.
Ashley is responsible for planning and executing marketing strategies to drive growth and foot
traffic to the shopping center’s 150-plus retail and dining establishments.

“I am honored to be part of an incredible legacy. Butler Enterprises has been a staple of my
community. The caliber of tenants and the localization of entrepreneurship is incredible,” says
Ashley. “This is such as exciting time and it’s just the beginning.”

A Gainesville native, Ashley Bryant is a graduate of the University of Florida College of
Journalism and Communications. Over the last 20-plus years, Ashley has worked in for-profit
and nonprofit organizations in various roles such as marketing, communications, business
development, and public relations.

Alongside her career development, she is an active Board Chairwoman of AMIKids Gainesville.
She has also served as an ambassador for Gainesville Black Professionals, Inc., and Vice
President at Large for the UF Association of Black Alumni for the Gainesville Chapter.

Ashley’s experience in Alachua County includes creating marketing strategies, building strategic
partnerships, orchestrating community collaborations, managing advertising campaigns, driving
business development, implementing social media, and overseeing digital marketing.

Located in southwest Gainesville, Florida, Butler Enterprises is the largest retail center in North
Central Florida, offering over 150 stores and restaurants spanning 2 million square feet.

Additional information about Butler Enterprises is available at

Butler Enterprises

3217 SW 45th Blvd.

Office: (352) 372-3581


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