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The Champion Companies Wins Corporate Caring Award From Columbus Business First

COLUMBUS, OH – On June 21, The Champion Companies received the 2017 Corporate Caring Award from Columbus Business First in the Human Services Category. Champion was recognized for the tremendous work its charitable arm, The Champion Cares Foundation, did in 2016 to help provide basic human services for those in need. “Giving back to the …

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Michelle Yeager-Thornton of The Champion Companies Named a 40 Under 40 Honoree

WESTERVILLE, OH – The Champion Companies along with Columbus Business First Magazine, announced that Michelle Yeager-Thornton, Champion’s co-founder and COO, has been selected as a 40 Under 40 program honoree for 2017. The longest-running program at Business First, 40 Under 40 is in its 25th year and recognizes individuals under the age of 40 who …

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Champion Real Estate Development Building First-Class Apartment Community in Sunbury, Ohio

Sunbury, OH – Champion Real Estate Development, a division of The Champion Companies, will begin construction this spring on Sunbury Pointe, a first-class apartment community with 146 units of garden and townhome-style apartments. The community, developed in partnership with general contractor Preferred Living, will be Champion’s first development project and the Village of Sunbury’s first …

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Caroline Worley Announced as General Counsel of The Champion Companies

Westerville, OH – The Champion Companies has named Caroline Worley as the company’s General Counsel, effective March 28, 2017. In her role as General Counsel, Worley will guide Champion through all facets of the business with a focus on HR, operations, risk management and business organization as well as mentor and support the executive leadership …

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Champion Named 2017 Medical Mutual Pillar Award Winner

COLUMBUS, OH – Champion Companies received the 2017 Pillar Award for its contributions to non-profit organizations Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio, Children’s Hunger Alliance and the YWCA Family Center. The Medical Mutual Pillar Award for Community Service, presented by Smart Business, honors businesses of all types and sizes that make outstanding contributions to …

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The Champion Companies sells 830 units in record end to 2016

Westerville, OH – The Champion Companies capitalized on a strong apartment market in 2016, selling three communities, totaling nearly 830 units. The three communities, located across Central Ohio, attracted buyers from various states including New York, Connecticut and Michigan, and all boasted strong returns for their respective investors. “Champion’s investor base is growing rapidly due …

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The Champion Companies hires 100th team member

  The Champion Companies continues rapid growth, hires 100th team member Westerville, OH – The Champion Companies announces the achievement of a major milestone having hired its 100th team member since the company’s inception in 2010. The Champion Companies, a full-service multi-family investment and management firm, is owned and operated by brother-sister duo, Brian Yeager …

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Champion earns spot on the Columbus Business First Fast 50 list for fifth consecutive year

WESTERVILLE, OH– The Champion Companies, a full-service, multi-family investment and management firm, has been named the No. 18 fastest-growing company on the 2016 Columbus Business First Fast 50 list. This is the fifth consecutive year the company has made the Fast 50 list, ranking No. 3 in 2012, No. 5 in 2013, No. 9 in …

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The Champion Companies Named One of Central Ohio’s Best Places to Work

WESTERVILLE, OH—The Champion Companies was recently named one of Central Ohio’s Best Places to Work by Columbus Business First. The annual Best Places to Work competition conducted by Columbus Business First draws hundreds of nominations from which 50 companies are honored, 10 in each of the five company size categories: micro, small, medium, large and …

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Champion raised a record-setting $100,000 at the Champion Cares Golf Invitational

Columbus, OH – On Aug. 12, the 2016 Champion Cares Golf Invitational welcomed 118 golfers to the NorthStar Golf Club of Sunbury, Ohio, in a tournament raising more than $100,000 for two Central Ohio charities. The annual golf outing, which raised $65,000 in 2015, reached its fundraising goal and donated $50,000 to both the YWCA …

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