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Lytle Family Welcomes New Addition on Thanksgiving Day

On a day when we give thanks for many things… shelter, sustenance, family, friends, opportunity, patience… the Lytle family gave thanks for something new; welcoming their health, beautiful baby girl into the world. Tampa’s newest resident, Millie Nichole Lytle, was born at 3:06AM on Thanksgiving morning, weighing in at 7lbs 6oz and measuring  20 inches tall.

Adrienne Lytle is now back at home being supported by Stephen after recovering from 31 hours of labor. After 5 days in the hospital the family is glad to be back home with their daughter and looks forward to creating a supportive homelife for Millie. A few pictures of Millie are below:

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Stephen Lytle, 36 Year Old First Time Candidate and Community Leader, Raises over $32,000 in First 30 Days

Stephen Lytle with his wife Adrienne at the Campaign Kick Off hosted at Brew Bus Brewing in Seminole Heights on 9/6/18.

Tampa, FL – Local civic leader Stephen Lytle announced his City Council campaign on the final day of August, but in September quickly showed he was not waiting around to start campaigning. Lytle eclipsed $32,000 in campaign contributions in his first 30 days. To date, no other City Council candidate has raised more from unique donors in that same, short amount of time.

“It has been a truly humbling experience to take on the challenge of running for Tampa City Council. At the same time the outpouring of support I have seen from my neighbors, friends, and family has been absolutely encouraging. They understand that together we can achieve more than any single person ever could.”

Lytle has lived in the Tampa for 18 years since moving from rural St. Cloud, FL to attend the University of South Florida on a Pole Vault scholarship. The first in his family to go to college straight out of high school, he credits that opportunity for helping develop his strong work ethic and ambition for success; something that no doubt played a role in his September campaign efforts.

When asked about his early fundraising success Lytle responded, “I believe that residents across the entire city can rally around the concerns I see as essential to Tampa building a more prosperous future. Strong, empowered neighborhoods, sound fiscal policy, and improving our city’s infrastructure are issues that I am ready to tackle now to help move Tampa forward.”

Lytle is 36 years old and running for office for the first time, but is focused on issues he has familiarity with. By taking a brief glance at his resume you find that his motivation to improve neighborhoods comes from his experience as President of the South Seminole Heights Civic Association. His experience with the city’s financials? Lytle was appointed by Councilman Charlie Miranda to the City of Tampa Budget Advisory Committee 4 years ago, the last 3 of which he has been elected to serve as Chairman by his peers. That experience has afforded him the opportunity to build relationships with Department Directors throughout the city and learn the challenges each face to meet the expectations of the administration and residents alike.

Stephen Lytle with neighbors and volunteers at the Coastal Clean Up event hosted by Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful and the SSHCA at Rivercrest Park on 9/15/18

Lytle is excited about his first month results and the possibility of a successful first campaign, but he has another upcoming first has him equally if not more excited, he and his wife Adrienne are expecting their first child, Mille Nichole, in late November.

City of Tampa municipal elections will take place on March 5th, 2019. To learn more about Stephen Lytle and his campaign for Tampa City Council, District 3 Citywide please visit www.Lytle2019.com.

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Stephen Lytle Named to Tampa Bay Business Journal’s 40 under 40 List

After reviewing nomination materials from more than 200 applicants, the Tampa Bay Business Journal has chosen this year’s 40 Under 40 honorees.

A panel from the TBBJ identified these up and coming executives, entrepreneurs, sales representatives, teachers, health care professionals, lawyers, bankers and more.

Previously Up & Comers, the TBBJ returned to the 40 Under 40 format this year, honoring candidates who will be under 40 years of age as of Oct. 11.

View the photo gallery link to find this year’s 40 Under 40. More information about the event will be revealed soon.


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Stephen Appears on Great Day Tampa Bay to Promote the Bulls Block Party 2018

Stephen Lytle started the Bulls Block Party three years ago to create a fun and engaging alumni event that would raise money for alumni outreach, scholarship endowments, and USF Athletics. He recently appeared on Great Day Tampa to promote the event, which raised over $27k this year for the University of South Florida, a number that eclipsed the $22k raised in the previous two years combined.