David Grupper is a communications professional with extensive experience in highly collaborative, in-house environments as well as independent creative consulting. His print and digital work reflects, represents, and strengthens institutional identity and conveys strategic messaging. A careful and dedicated listener, David is uniquely able to clarify complex issues and reconcile diverse interests, resulting in unique and innovative solutions.
David was most recently manager of publications and marketing for the ACLU, where he created their first annual report and helped develop a new institutional magazine. Prior to that, he served as art director for Pace University, directing and supervising the in-house design studio. He developed and implemented their institutional branding and style manual, and designed their centennial campaign.
His earlier experience includes work for AAA, Best Western, Red Cross, Planned Parenthood, Gilda’s Club, many major hospitals and universities, including LIU, Yeshiva, Fordham and NYU. He has established and directed in-house design studios, conceived and developed capital campaigns, supervised photo shoots, and designed award-winning collateral material, advertising, direct mail and email marketing. David is co-author and illustrator of The Paper Shtetl, published by Schocken Books.