Dave Damman

Dave Damman

CCO / Co-President at Grupo Gallegos, Huntington Beach
Minneapolis, United States

About me

Dave Damman joined Carmichael Lynch for the second time in April, 2011 as Executive Creative Officer. He quickly proved himself a strong leader and was promoted to Chief Creative Officer in February 2012.

His celebrated work includes breakthrough campaigns for a who’s who of brands. Since beginning his career twenty years ago at New York’s Saatchi & Saatchi, Damman has held the creative director title at numerous top agencies, and immediately previous to joining Carmichael Lynch, he helmed the creative department at Fallon Worldwide.

Dave Damman’s work has been recognized in the U.S. and internationally by all the most respected creative award competitions, including the One Show, The New York Art Director’s Club and Britain’s D&AD.

An art director by trade, Damman has shared his keen eye for good design with many young hopefuls as a founding instructor at the Minneapolis School of Advertising. An admitted serial entrepreneur, he also co-founded the acclaimed Atlanta creative group Damman Pearce. 


CCO / Co-President
Huntington Beach, United States
June 2016 - Present (4 years 4 months)
Group Creative Director
Minneapolis, United States
September 2008 - January 2010 (1 year 4 months)
Minneapolis, United States
April 1998 - June 2004 (6 years 2 months)

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