Dan Grinley, Principal Creative

As Principal Creative, Dan plays a lead role in the development and creation of each project handled by Grinley Creative. A creative thinker, Dan received his formal training in design and communications before beginning his career in advertising. More than three decades of experience in the industry have resulted in a branding professional with the ability to think strategically and creatively.

Dan has the unique ability to capture a brand’s essence and express it through memorable communications both in the traditional and online worlds. His work has been recognized consistently over the years for its originality and creativity, including dozens of Telly, Communicator, Summit and Graniteer Awards. His work for Conway Office Products was awarded Best of Show at the New Hampshire Graniteer Awards.

Over the years, Dan has played a role in both his professional and local community. Past work includes efforts on behalf of CASA, Marcel’s Way, The Irish Committee for St. Francis House and the American Heart Association’s Go Red campaign. An avid hockey enthusiast, Dan spent years coaching youth hockey, started a middle school hockey program in his hometown and spent three years coaching at Goffstown High School. He serves on the Membership and Marketing Committee of the Granite YMCA, the advisory board of the Granite YMCA’s Allard Center.