Dovetail, an award-winning branding and digital agency headquartered in St. Louis, is delighted to announce Dan Graney as the agency’s newly named Creative Director. Graney will join forces with tenured Creative Director and Brand Strategist Christine Manfrede. Graney’s role will encompass concept and strategy, while Manfrede will continue to lead the design and production team in bringing the creative vision to life.
A branding industry veteran, Graney joins Dovetail from his most recent position at Caleres, where he managed a team that created video and interactive content for multiple brands. In his new role, Graney will collaborate with each department at Dovetail to guide client objectives into strategic, creative solutions.
“We are in a growth pattern and by bringing Dan on board we are extending our depth,” says Scott Leisler, President and Chief Creative Officer of Dovetail. “Dan is known as being a visionary talent who looks at all projects with a three-hundred-and-sixty-degree view,” he continues. “Christine will continue in her role delivering award-winning design and production. We are incredibly fortunate to have these two highly-respected industry professionals on our team.”
Graney has delivered dynamic thinking to a number of brands, including MillerCoors, Anheuser-Busch InBev, Bacardi, Famous Footwear, Naturalizer, Original Dr. Scholl’s, Nestle-Purina, Motown Records, Polygram, Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Universal Pictures, and more. He’s a graduate of University of Missouri, St. Louis with a degree in English, a Certificate in Writing and an encyclopedic obsession of all things pop culture.