Brian Yeager, CEO + Co-founder, The Champion Companies
About Brian Yeager: As president and CEO, Brian Yeager is the visionary for The Champion Companies. Brian is responsible for leading the company’s growth and ensuring Champion retains its competitive and strategic advantage in the marketplace. Amongst all of his responsibilities, Brian is most passionate about strengthening Columbus and its surrounding communities. Under Brian’s leadership, Champion has been a top fifty fastest-growing private company in Central Ohio for nearly a decade. In 2014, he was honored by Columbus Business First as a 40 Under 40 award recipient, and in 2018, Brian was presented with an Entrepreneur of the Year Award by Ernst & Young for the East Central Region. Most recently Brian acted as co-chair for the new Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Ohio that opened in June -- leading Champion’s oversight, which included permitting, designing, engineering, fundraising and more. With his leadership, Champion donated a lead gift of $2.5 million for the project. Serving in the Ohio Army National Guard from 1999-2007, Brian is a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from The Ohio State University.
About The Champion Companies: In 2010, siblings Brian and Michelle Yeager founded The Champion Companies, a multi-family investment, development and management firm in Central Ohio. Over the last decade, The Champion Companies built a real estate profile worth over $1 billion with 5,000 Class A multi-family units. The Champion Companies’ mission is to deliver the best investment, career and living experience ever. In addition to providing quality customer service and awesome experiences for its residents, Champion is committed to serving the greater Columbus community. In 2014, Champion established its philanthropic foundation, Champion Cares, and has since partnered with a multitude of charities, including YWCA, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio, Children’s Hunger Alliance, Habitat for Humanity and Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Ohio.
Company Website: https://thechampioncompanies.com/