The Champion Companies

Providing capital and expertise across the investment spectrum.

Who We Are

The Champion Companies is a privately held firm focused on real estate and private equity investments. Our portfolio spans a diverse collection of industries where we offer differing levels of passive and active engagement. We continuously seek new investment projects and opportunities to build lasting partnerships. We provide timely and seamless execution coupled with human and financial capital.

Champion News

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  • 03 Jun 2022 News

    The Champion Companies Invests in Future Generations with New Boys and Girls Club

  • 16 May 2022 Press

    Columbus Business First – Champion Cos.’ Michelle Yeager-Thornton shares her passion for real estate on Women of Influence

  • 12 May 2022 Press

    Columbus Business First – Champion Companies buys Gahanna apartment complex for $30M, with plans for $5M in renovations

  • 11 May 2022 News

    The Champion Companies acquires 208 units in Gahanna; plans $5m in renovations

  • 17 Nov 2021 News

    Children’s Hunger Alliance and The Champion Companies Launch Adopt-a-School Program

  • 19 Oct 2021 News

    The Champion Companies To Build 204 Class A Apartments

  • 12 Oct 2021 News

    The Champion Companies sells 1,700 units to cap off record year 2021

  • 30 Sep 2021 News

    The Champion Companies Named a Best Place to Work; HR Leader Recognized

  • 26 Jul 2021

    Brian Yeager Wins Columbus Smart 50 Impact Award

  • 03 Mar 2021 News

    Local Real Estate Entrepreneur Joins Champion as Vice President of Investments

Team Member Spotlight

Meet our Leadership Team

David Hatcher Chief Construction Officer

As the Chief Construction Officer for The Champion Companies, David Hatcher is the point person on all of the company’s construction and renovation projects.

David’s responsibilities include the development and implementation of project scopes, timelines and budgets. He oversees a team of personnel tasked with carrying out each construction and renovation project. He also manages the company’s relationships and contracts with various business partners and vendors.

Awards & Recognition