– Since 1999 –


Integrity - Humility - Curiosity - 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


Johns Hopkins - Carey Business School

Specialized Master of Science in Marketing

Focus: Leading Large Organizations in Rapidly Changing Global Markets

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Certification in Design Thinking

Focus: Problem Solving, Emerging Trends, and Innovation

MIT - Sloan School of Management

Executive Studies in Product Development

Focus: Innovation-on-Demand, Design Thinking, and Product Development

Design Lab

Certification is UX

Focus: Digital Products Development, User Experience, and Research

Harvard Business School

Executive Studies in Management

Focus: Decision Making, Change Management, and Problem Solving  

Pratt Institute

Masters in Design Management

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

Troy University 

Bachelors in Graphic Design 

Focus: Advertising, Digital Media, Print Media, and Branding

Awards & Accolades

Judge - Global Design Leadership Awards - PAC (2018 - 2022)

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