Affinity Strategies

Meet the Affinity Team: Daniel Hawley

Amy Thomasson
September 09, 2021

Describe your job in a tweet (i.e. up to 280 characters).
I oversee our clients’ online presences and design for any visual needs they may have.

What was your favorite subject in school and why did you enjoy it?
I always did well in math in school. I think I enjoyed the structure and the systems and try to carry that over into my design.

What three words would friends use to describe you?
Relaxed, quiet, and dependable

What is your proudest accomplishment?
Graduating at the top of my design class in college.

Aside from necessities, what is one thing could you not go a day without?

What was the last book you read and why did you enjoy (or not enjoy) it?
I’ve tried starting and restarting Dune like three different times this year and just couldn’t get invested enough to continue on.

Who is your biggest influence and why?
I can regularly see the influence that my parents have had on my demeanor and decision-making and appreciate their guidance growing up.

What song or album could you listen to on repeat?
Give Up by The Postal Service

What is something that you’ve always wanted to do but haven’t?
Travel to Switzerland

What is the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?
You can’t please everyone, so the best thing you can do is just be yourself.