Ben Butler, APR
Ben Butler, APR is the PRSSA 2018-2020 National Professional Adviser and founder of Top Hat—an award-winning marketing communications firm specializing in branding, web design/development and integrated campaigns.
Top Hat is widely known for its Silver-Anvil-winning “Will Work for Beer” campaign, where the agency offered to work for one brewery entirely in exchange for beer. The effort scored Lord Hobo — the fastest growing regional craft brewery in the country — as its first beer client. It also positioned the agency as a go-to for craft beer marketing attracting the likes of Pittsburgh Brewing— one of the oldest breweries in the country.
Ben’s been named a Top Under 40 Communicator, Pittsburgh Business Times 30 Under 30, PR Entrepreneur of the Year, one of Spin Sucks 10 PR Professionals to Follow and is Accredited in Public Relations (APR)—a distinction held by less than 20-percent of all practitioners.