Author, speaker, logo guru, font snob, brand enforcer, entrepreneur and cyclist.

New Call-to-ActionGrowing a small business is no easy task. It takes ingenuity, resolve and setbacks before reaching success.

Dan knows this because he’s lived it.

From a one-person basement shop to an award-winning agency, Dan navigated the tumultuous small business landscape and lived to tell the tale. Moreover, he’s helped over 1,000 individual brands recognize the better side of business: all while building a best-in-class agency that’s collectively earned over 175 design awards.

Ever since he began hand-lettering trucks at 14, Dan has been chasing his passion for brand building and logo design. His expertise on small business marketing has been referenced by Entrepreneur, Inc. Magazine, Fox Business News, SiriusXM, SignCraft Magazine, Intuit Small Business Blog, The Newark Star Ledger, HVACR Magazine, Contracting Business, and Green Industry Pros, among others.

Dan is frequently recruited to speak at workshops and industry trade shows as a brand master and champion of small business success. The definitive industry expert on logo design for small business, Dan has authored three books on the subject and established GDS as the premier brand-building agency for small businesses nationwide.

His latest book, Building a Big Small Business Brand, is a critically acclaimed playbook for all-things branding. Check it out here.

Graphic D-signs Small Business Advertising Agency

Dan is the President and owner of Graphic D-signs, Small Business Advertising Agency located in Washington, NJ.

Dan relishes helping small business owners and entrepreneurs crush their competition. As President of GDS, he oversees all aspects of brand design and development. As Creative Director, he combines his design passion with seasoned brand-building expertise. As the nation’s leading small business branding advocate, Dan reminds clients to invest in their brand and embrace it as the rock-solid foundation of a successful business.

Driven by his relentless desire to surpass the industry standard for small business branding, Dan operates with a single mantra in mind:Be better today than you were yesterday.

Fiercely competitive by nature, Dan is also an avid cyclist who regularly competes on the New Jersey cycling circuit.

At Graphic D-Signs, “award-winning” is not just another buzzword.

While we live to exceed your expectations, we’ve earned a long list of industry shout-outs along the way.

Graphic D-Signs Award Winning Design Agency

In 2013, GDS took home 9 honors from the NJADC, making us one of the most awarded New Jersey advertising agencies at their annual awards ceremony. Get more details »

Humility aside, our walls are covered in awards. In fact, over the last three years alone, we’ve received over 100 awards of distinction for logo, web and brochure design. Sure, it’s exciting, but it’s not our life’s ambition. Instead, we’re passionate about developing creative initiatives and bold strategies that power your success. The most important part of being an award winning design agency is that our fame translates into your fortune. (In the process, if our work catches the eye of peers and industry organizations, color us thrilled.)