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Champion Ranked PR firm


15455 Dallas Pkwy., Suite 1350, Addison, TX 75001


[email protected]

Consumer and trade PR, local store marketing, franchise development, consumer and frandev digital media, social media, influencer/NIL marketing and crisis communications.

Employees: 45. Founded: 2002.

Agency Statement:

Brands looking to break through the clutter, dominate the headlines, captivate their online audiences and generate incremental sales partner with Champion.

Champion team members
Often referred to as "the fastest growing PR firm in the restaurant industry," Champion provides best-in-class public relations, local store marketing, franchise development, social and digital media, influencer/NIL marketing and crisis communications support to a blue-chip roster of brands from our centrally located offices in Dallas.

Ladd Biro, founder & prin.; Eric Spiritas, prin.; Russell Ford, sr. VP; Jami Sharp, sr. VP, PR & digital media; Courtney Mazzella, sr. dir., client svcs.; Courtney Frappier, dir., client svcs.; Blake Hodge, dir., digital media; Morgan Hale, dir., business dev.

Clients Include:

Apóla Greek Grill
Bad Daddy's Burger Bar
Ballard Brands/PJ's Coffee/New Orleans Roast
Bar Louie
Coalition to Salute America's Heroes
Dickey's Barbecue Pit
Dine Brands
Dog Haus
El Pollo Loco
FreeRange Concepts (Bowl & Barrel, Joe Leo, Mutts Canine Cantina, The General Public, The Rustic)
Golden Corral
Happy Joe's Pizza & Ice Cream
Hat Creek Burger
JINYA Holdings
Milkshake Concepts (Dirty Bones, The Finch, Harper's, Serious Pizza, STIRR, Vidorra)
MOOYAH Burgers Fries & Shakes
Mr Brews Taphouse
Naf Naf Middle Eastern Grill
Newk's Eatery
Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt
Pepper Lunch
Perry's Steakhouse & Grille
Polly's Pies
Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers
Rock N Roll Sushi
Savory Fund (Crack Shack, Hash Kitchen, Mo' Bettahs Hawaiian, PINCHO, Swig, Via 313)
SPB Hospitality (Logan's Roadhouse, Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom, Rock Bottom Brewery, Gordon Biersch Brewery)
Taco John's
Tarka Indian Kitchen
Tender Greens
The Greene Turtle
The Toasted Yolk
Tim Hortons
Twin Peaks
Urban Air Adventure Park
Walk-On's Sports Bistreaux
Wetzel's Pretzels

Champion in the news with O'Dwyer's:

Accounts in Transit: Emblem PR Toasts with Slane Irish Whiskey

Tue., May 4, 2021

...Relations specializes in securing media coverage for clients in the beverage, bar and restaurant spaces. Champion Management Group  picks up Happy Joe’s Pizza & Ice Cream, which has 34 franchise locations throughout the Midwest....

Accounts in Transit: Jeffrey Group Drives PR for BMW in Brazil

Wed., Jan. 27, 2021 will help them achieve their business and reputational objectives,” said JeffreyGroup CEO Brian Burlingame. Champion Management Group comes on board as PR, digital and social media agency of record for SPB...

Accounts in Transit: Champion Serves Up JINYA Ramen Bar

Wed., Aug. 5, 2020

... Champion Management Group has been named public relations agency of record for JINYA Ramen Bar. Champion’s scope...

Accounts in Transit: Champion Management Goes into Dog Haus; Red Fan Communications Adds Texas Trio; Zapwater Communications Picks Up Travel Manitoba

Wed., Apr. 3, 2019

... Champion Management Group  has signed on as PR agency of record for Dog Haus, a restaurant chain specializing in...

Accounts in Transit: Banner PA Tapped by Brewers Assn.; Champion Dines at Original ChopShop, bellagreen; 5W Latches Onto Luckybar

Fri., Jan. 4, 2019 relations firm Rosen Group will continue to represent the BA on all non-governmental initiatives. Champion Management Group  has tapped as agency for Original ChopShop and bellagreen restaurant chains. Champion’s scope of work...

Accounts in Transit

Tue., Dec. 19, 2017

...our key audiences,” said Ricardo Orozco, Vice President of Operations for Solmar Hotels & Resorts. Champion Management Group LLC has been named PR agency of record for Pei Wei Asian Diner. Champion initially began...

Farmer Bros. Coffee Brews with Champion

Tue., May 23, 2017

...national coffee roaster, wholesaler and distributor of coffee, tea and culinary products, has named Champion Management Group as PR and social media agency of record. Champion’s local connection was important in the...

Edelman's $840.9M in Fees Leads O'Dwyer Ranking

Wed., Mar. 16, 2016

...Karbo Communications, San Francisco - $758K, +99.8%#111 KCD Public Relations, San Diego, CA - $1.01M, +58.5%#109 Champion Management Group , Dallas, TX - $1.08M, +38.3%#104 Wise Public Relations, New York, NY - $1.4M, +30%#115 Leverage PR...

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