Dan Pimentel is our agency's Creative Director, and has been a professional writer, photographer and graphic designer in various capacities since 1979. He enjoys the buzz that surrounds the printing and creative design trades, and brings technical expertise to the team learned throughout a career that has included nearly all phases of magazine, newspaper and collateral production. As a journalist, his feature articles and news/sports photos have been published in numerous national and regional publications including AOPA Pilot Magazine. He was invited to be a judge of the San Francisco Region ADDY® Awards, and is an advanced member of Toastmasters International and a frequent speaker at EAA Airventure Oshkosh. Download a PDF of Dan's accomplishments here.
Dan is a current, licensed instrument-rated private pilot and when not creating for Celeste/Daniels, he can be found in the left seat of the agency's Piper Cherokee 235 aircraft. He is also very active in social media with over 5,500 followers in the Twitter community (as @Av8rdan), and is the publisher and lead writer for Airplanista, a popular aviation blog. Recently, Dan began writing the Affirmative Attitude column for Cessna Flyer and Piper Flyer Magazines, and has started a feature series for Helicopter Association International's Rotor Magazine.
OTHERS ON THE CDAD TEAM: Julie Celeste (Managing Partner) | Scott Connolly (Video/Film Producer) | Michael Connolly (Director/Channel Development)