Benson Kelsey joined Athlete Training + Health in 2018. He works in our Plano office and oversees all marketing initiatives and programming, contributing to the overall health, market growth and brand development for Athlete Training + Health. His role extends to daily marketing operations and sales strategy, client relationship management and marcom technology administration. Benson has more than 15 years of experience enhancing and elevating brands through traditional and integrated marketing, storytelling, and relationship building.
Throughout his career Benson has worked with influential brands spanning a diverse set of industries, including fitness, transportation, aviation, hospitality and consumer technology. He began his career executing PR campaigns for Silicon Valley start-ups. He’s also held senior management positions and directed clients like Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group, AMD, Skype and many others. He’s been honored by Reagan’s PR Daily and the American Business Awards for his work in crisis communication and international public relations on behalf of Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. During his tenure at Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group, Benson was responsible for developing all marketing for 40+ restaurants, leading the charge in opening two new concepts and seven new restaurant locations. Prior to joining ATH, Benson served as marketing director and senior Pilates trainer at DFW-based Studio 6 Fitness, where he helped grow the studio’s footprint from one to four locations..
Benson is passionate about health and fitness. Outside of his marketing life at ATH, he stays active as a certified personal trainer, award-winning DJ and dad to two great dogs.