Dan Pate

Founder and Creative Director
Dan started Pate & Associates in 1999 after many years as Creative Director for Hard Rock Cafe, International. With over 25 years of advertising design experience, Dan had built and managed art departments for many companies before deciding to build his own.

From drawing hot rods on his notebook in grade school to receiving a Bachelors Degree in Graphic Arts at Eastern Illinois University, Dan has always had a passion for art and music.


Andrew Hunt

Senior Designer

Andrew is an accomplished and creative designer. Coming from a background of print/book publishing, he is skilled in both design as well as production and the Adobe Creative Suite. A great addition to the team.