Vice President and Senior Creative Director, Quicken Loans, USA
Dave Garant is Vice President and Senior Creative Director for the Quicken Loans Marketing team, a role he has held since September 2013. Imported from Windsor, Dave joined Quicken Loans as Creative Director of Marketing in January 2010, and is the company’s premier Canadian drummer and rock enthusiast. He currently leads, motivates and mentors the 72 talented designers, writers, strategists and videographers of the Creative team. Dave’s vision and coaching abilities have led the team to create compelling communication campaigns that have educated and persuaded hundreds of thousands of Americans to choose Quicken Loans for their home loan needs. With Dave at the helm, the Creative team does it fast, does it fresh and does it all in-house.
Prior to joining Quicken Loans, Dave toiled in the trenches of the Metro Detroit Ad community for over two decades. He created a multitude of campaigns for the J. Walter Thompson advertising agency, focusing on interactive and digital media for accounts as varied as Ford, Lincoln-Mercury, Goodyear, Kohls and White Castle.Dave earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from St. Clair College of Arts in Windsor, Ontario as well as attending advanced art courses at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit. He approaches each project with the passion of John Bonham, the precision of Neil Peart, and the power of Buddy Rich. Oh, Canada!