Dan Graham, CEO of BuildASign
Dan Graham oversees the growth strategy of BuildASign.com and plays a key role in the company’s philanthropic efforts and talent acquisition. Dan co-founded BuildASign.com in March 2005 and has since bootstrapped the company to great success. Dan is a winner of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year ® 2013 Central Texas award. He is also a recipient of the Austin Business Journal's 2012 Best CEO Award, and was named 2012 Austinite of the Year and the Business and Entrepreneurship category winner by Austin Under 40, recognizing his success as a business owner as well as his commitment to philanthropic work.
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As a native Austinite, Dan personally gives back to the Austin community through participation on the Board of Directors for numerous philanthropic organizations in Austin including United Way for Greater Austin, Caritas of Austin, Greenlights and the Austin Chamber of Commerce among several others. He also acts as a mentor to aspiring young entrepreneurs working with Capital Factory and Incubation Station. Dan earned undergraduate degrees in computer science and philosophy from The University of Texas at Austin and a J.D. from The University of Texas at Austin School of Law.
YMBL Members Share Their Experiences as BuildASign Customers:
Brett Egge, entrepreneur, Dickie Boards
"BuildASign has helped us with branding through promotional items. They've been able to throw the Dickie Board logo up on different things - business cards and banners - which has allowed us to express to our customers what we're all about."
Connor Finnigan, entrepreneur, Searchify
"In 2010, I had some great results in a street campaign using a sign I got through BuildASign and was really impressed with their process and technology. BuildASign is way beyond just a signage production shop. They have developed an incredible Photoshop-style web application that allows you to design and order your own signage with ease."