Integrity - Humility - Excellence 

Dollar Tree / Family Dollar 

Head of Brand Design & Execution

Dollar Tree, Inc. is a fortune 150 company with over 15000 stores under two banners. 79% of the US households buy consumables at Dollar Tree and Family Dollar.

Shopko Stores

Manager of Product Development

Founded in 1962, Shopko was a prominent retailer based out of Green Bay, Wisconsin. Shopko's footprint covered over two-dozen states with over 375 stores in three formats.


Manager of Private Brands

As one for the largest pet supply retailers in the world PetSmart caters to a growing $75 billion plus pet industry with over 1600 stores spread across North America.

Havas Group

Art Director

Havas is a French multinational agency and one of the largest advertising and communications groups in the world
operating in more than 100 countries.

Bristol-Myers Squibb

Sr. Designer

Bristol-Myers Squibb is a New York based fortune 150 pharmaceutical company with
a global outreach and a legendary history dating back to 1887.

Academics and Affiliations


The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Certification in Design Thinking - (2021)

Focus: Problem Solving, Emerging Trends, and Innovation

MIT - Sloan School of Management

Executive Studies in Product Development and Innovation - 2020

Focus: Design Thinking and 'Real Win Worth It' methodology.

Design Lab

Certification is User Experience - 2019 

Focus: Digital Products, Journey Mapping, Digital Prototypes and Wireframes.

Harvard Business School

Executive Studies in Management - 2017

Focus: Decision Making, Change Management, and Problem Solving.  

Pratt Institute

Masters in Design Management - 2007

Focus: Marketing, Business Management, and Emerging Challenges of the 21st Century.

Troy University 

Bachelors in Graphic Design - 2000 

Focus: Advertising, Design, Print Media, and Tactical Toolsets.

Awards & Accolades

Judge - Global Design Leadership Awards - PAC (2018 - 2021)

Industry Experts Panel, Guest Speaker - Sustainability Summit - MPB (2020)

Growth and Profitability Excellence Award - Shopko (2018)

The Special Recognition Award - Shopko (2017)

All American In-House Design Award - GDUSA (2011)

All American In-House Design Award - GDUSA (2006)

"transition to great is hidden in deep learning of the end user"

Dan Rahi