Allison & Partners has hired¬†Matt Averitt as a VP in the firm’s new Dallas office. Averitt is a corporate brand strategist who has experience in reputation matters, executive relations, brand positioning, and other corporate PR areas. He’s worked with clients including HP and¬†GlaxoSmithKline.

Since 2009, Allison & Partners has also opened offices in Atlanta and Seattle. This is the firm’s ninth office.