Dan is an Executive Creative Director on his second go-round with McCann. He spent the first 12 years of his career at McCann doing everything from answering phones as a creative assistant to creating integrated campaigns as a Group Creative Director. After 3 years leading global creative efforts for Microsoft, Hotels.com and Charles Schwab with Crispin, Porter & Bogusky in Boulder, Dan returned home to his New York roots and his McCann family in 2015 to helm work for Lockheed Martin, the U.S. Army, NY Lottery, and most recently, Verizon and Fios as Global ECD.
During his nearly 19 years at both McCann and CPB, Dan has created work for ESPN, Avis, Black & Decker, Nikon, Major League Baseball, MasterCard, Weight Watchers, Microsoft, Charles Schwab, Hotels.com, Lockheed Martin, NY Lottery, The U.S. Army, Verizon Wireless and Verizon Fios. His efforts have been recognized at Cannes, One Show, ADC, D&AD, Clios, Andys, LIA, Facebook Awards, FWA, Webbys, Mashies, Shorties, Radio Mercury Awards, Obies, Effies. You can find his work and his quotes in Adweek, Adage, Creativity, Mashable and The New York Times among others places.
Dan has guest lectured for the Advertising Educational Foundation, volunteered with NY Cares and suffered greatly for the Jets. When he’s not at the office, you can find him hanging out with his wife Sara and teaching his 6-year-old daughter Abigail to speak about herself in the third person.
Verizon: The Team That Wouldn't Be Here
Verizon honored the people on the front lines of saving lives in a campaign that led up to its Super Bowl spot. Verizon profiled a dozen different NFL stars – ranging from quarterback AJ McCarron to linebacker Clay Matthews – all of whom have been saved by a first responder at some point in their lives.