CJ Ramirez

Executive Vice President of Marketing

Dog Haus Worldwide

A leader in the restaurant marketing industry, C.J. Ramirez has been an essential part of the Dog Haus family since 2013 – helping it grow from three locations to over fifty – as well as being an integral force in the development and launch of The Absolute Brands, thanks in large part to his experience in holistic marketing and communication experience with major clients across multiple industries.

With unparalleled vision and a successful track record of execution, C.J. has implemented marketing and branding campaigns that have directly impacted Dog Haus. Those initiatives have driven Dog Haus to become one of the hottest emerging brands in the industry. As a vital member of the executive team, C.J. oversees high-performing creative, marketing and technology teams at Dog Haus that deliver growth through innovation for both the brand and its franchisees. His wealth of knowledge in designing branding strategies that build strong corporate identities has helped Dog Haus and The Absolute Brands become top-of-mind favorites for diners across the nation.

Under C.J.’s guidance, and his never-ending quest to anticipate and innovate ahead of the latest industry trends, Dog Haus has gained immense brand awareness and numerous accolades over the years, including Top 25 rankings on Fast Casual's "Movers & Shakers" list every year since 2020; a “Menu Masters Award” from Nation's Restaurant News and placement on its Top 500; listing on the prestigious Inc. 5000; a Zor Award (Top 10 Franchises to Buy) from Franchise Times as well as a spot on its Top 400; and recognition as a "Top Food Franchise" by Entrepreneur. Additionally, both Dog Haus and its virtual concept, Bad-Ass Breakfast Burritos, were named “Breakout Brands” by QSR Magazine. 

Prior to joining Dog Haus, C.J. led teams for prominent brands including The Walt Disney Company, Mattel, Johnson & Johnson, Oracle and many more. A graduate of the Art Center College of Design, C.J. enjoys spending his free time with his wife and three children, and giving back to his local community.