DALLAS—Allison & Partners is opening of its ninth full-service office in Dallas and has added corporate brand strategist Matt Averitt to its senior leadership team as vice president.
Dallas is the third new market the agency has entered, following openings in Atlanta and Seattle, since 2009. It has additional operations in New York, Los Angeles, Washington, DC, Phoenix, and San Diego. According to Andy Hardie-Brown, co-founder and chief operating officer of Allison & Partners, Dallas was chosen because it is “the headquarters of many of the world’s leading technology, manufacturing, transportation and corporate entities.”
Averitt has experience cin te financial services, technology, insurance, gaming and hospitality, healthcare, commercial real estate and energy sectors. He has counseled organizations ranging from emerging growth to Fortune 100 over the years, including HP, Celanese, Sweet Leaf Tea, Continental Tire, GlaxoSmithKline, Baylor Health Care System, SAP and Flowserve.
He previously worked at MWW Group, Burson-Marsteller and Trinity Public Relations.