Accessibility Statement

Hot Dish

Hot refers to our work. It’s targeted, on-trend and in tune with our audience.

Dish speaks to the effective conversations we have with our clients and their consumers.

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Our People

We’re passionate about franchise brands. Our multi-disciplined team is among the franchise industry’s most brilliant strategic and creative minds. Since 1999, we have attracted competitive talent who play to win and want to be part of a culture that values teamwork, curiosity, fun and has a growth-minded focus.

Dawn Kane - Insight Success' The 20 Most Successful Businesswomen to Watch 2021

Dawn Kane

CEO, Co-founder

Jen Campbell

Jen Campbell

President, Partner

Greg Lindberg

Greg Lindberg

CFO, Co-founder

Michelle Rollins

Michelle Rollins

Executive Creative Director

Kelly Lainsbury
Director of Creative Operations

Our Values

Since naming ourselves after the popular Minnesota staple, hotdish, we’ve served up the right blend of savvy strategy, smart creative, and unprecedented results. We would not have become authorities on franchise development marketing if we weren’t willing to take risks, be resilient, and do what we love. That’s the core of our culture. We treat our clients’ business like our own. We care about the work we do, the way we do it, and who we do it for.



to learn more, improve skills, use new programs, open to change, and test new creative solutions to help our clients achieve their goals.


Be Fun

and thrive off partnering with other high-energy team members and clients!



about our clients, our team, and the work we produce.



of everyone. Open-minded to the needs of others and work to help improve along the way. Teaching and showing without judgment.

Smarty Pants

Smarty Pants

to challenge what has been done before and prove out a better solution that delivers results.

Play to Win

Play To Win

be willing to hustle and politely persist to meet or exceed our goals.

Awards & Affiliations

Google Partner
We run on EOS
IFA - International Franchise Association Supplier Forum

Our Client Partners

When our clients succeed, we succeed.

Captain D's
Express Employment Professionals
Angry Crab Shack
Rita's Ice • Custard • Happiness
Pizza Ranch
Green Home Solutions
Tropical Smoothie Cafe
Wag N' Wash
Frontline Recruitment
Authority Brands
Gather & Spruce
Wow Wow Lemonade
El Cabo Pepe's
Nautical Boat Club
Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers
Pet Supplies Plus
The Junkluggers
Beans & Brews
Medi Weightloss
Black Bear Diner
Scoop Soldiers
Any Lab Test Now
Homewatch Caregivers
One House Heating & Air Conditioning
One You Love Homecare

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