Dan Acree

As a young teen growing up in Oklahoma, my interests were centered on media. I published and distributed a weekly neighborhood newsletter. I obsessed over both the words and the graphics. That was 24 years before the Apple Mac changed the world of design. • Then, there was broadcast radio. Influenced by Wolfman Jack on the border-blaster XERF-AM, I knew I would someday be behind the microphone. • Over my 50-plus years in media and marketing, my dreams were realized. • During a decade in the entertainment industry in Hollywood, I discovered I had a talent for promotion and publicity. I used my industry influence to arrange a star for actor Clayton Moore “The Lone Ranger” on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.” (See photo on this page.)  As you browse our website, you’ll see our clients who have made a name for themselves and those just getting started. Let us help you launch or grow your idea.

Dan Acree
Dan Acree, Chief Creative Officer, Acree Creative

"You can sell people things they don't need. But you can't sell them things they don't want."

(Top Row) Dan at work on the overnight shift in 1966 at KFOX-AM Los Angeles’s top-rated country music radio station; Dan and Cher backstage in San Diego 1967; Dan and rock star Billy Idol at KIIS-FM Los Angeles in 1987; Dan, Clayton Moore “The Lone Ranger” and Rick Dees on the Hollywood Walk of Stars 1987.

Our Services

Words and Pictures

The right art. The right words. That combination inspires engagement and response.

Brand Development

Your brand is your signpost out there in the world. In the beginning, it's your calling card. It represents your company and its style. Later, your brand represents the reputation you have earned. Let us create a brand for you that you'll be proud of.


Your website—for your company or product—tells the visitor who you are and what you do. As important is that the "look and feel" presents a professional image, and content that offers all of the information needed to do business with you. Your online presence is essential.

Print Design

Coordinated branded print materials have a physical presence that can be kept, displayed or shared with others. Digital printing means production costs have never been more affordable. Acree Creative provides a turnkey service for brochures, booklets, guides, direct mail, POP displays, promotional signage, and publications.


Tying your brand to good content is an increasingly important marketing tool. The average American spends about 2 hours and 14 minutes daily on social media. Millennials spend an average of 2 hours and 38 minutes daily on social media. Teens have increased their daily screen time from 7 hours and 22 minutes to 8 hours and 39 minutes.

Our Clients Say Nice Things About Us

Need references? We have plenty.

JERRY DIGNEYChief Executive Officer
Digney & Co. Public Relations
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"Acree Creative does all things creative. Dan is one of a handful of people who can conceptualize it, write it, design it, and promote it. His bag of tricks is large."
DON KELLEYChief Executive Officer
Don Kelley Organization
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"Dan Acree has been a valuable member of my team for over 40 years. He was the creative force behind all of Wolfman Jack's promotion and publicity in the 80's."
CHRIS D. MILLERChief Executive Officer
Freedom Warranty
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"Acree Creative manages all of our consumer and B2B marketing, including our growing NASCAR sponsorships. Dan is hands-on everything, across all of our branding and media efforts."
DENNIS P. RIZZOChief Executive Officer
Bentley Price Associates, Inc.
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"For over 30 years, Dan Acree has been my go-to for marketing and promotion ideas. He executes on time, on budget, and with 5-star creative on every project."
DOUG HARRISChief Creative Officer
Noisemaker Communications
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“Marketing and promotion require both ‘dreamers’ and ‘doer’s’ because even the best ideas need someone to bring them to life. And when you need a pro that’s both a dreamer AND a doer, Dan’s your first call.”
TIMOTHY PATTONChief Executive Officer
Trekka Business Solutions
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"Having collaborated with Dan and Acree Creative on numerous projects, I can attest to his profound expertise in Branding, Marketing, and Design. His unwavering vision consistently yields exceptional outcomes."


"Creative with Strategy is called Advertising
Creative without Strategy is called Art."

Dan Acree

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