Dave Marek, Executive Creative Director for Acura, is a welcomed addition to the Lions Automobilia Foundation, bringing both a passion for cars and creative expression, that will enrich each visitor’s experience and engagement. Dave began his career at Honda R&D Americas, Inc. in 1987 and has contributed to the designs of North American developed products for over 25 years. He served as Design Project Leader and oversaw several milestone products such as the 1994 Honda Accord Wagon, 1997 Acura CL, 2003 Honda Element and 2006 Honda Ridgeline before Starting Honda’s first U.S. Advanced Studio in Southern California. As Acura Executive Creative Director, he is responsible for all designs of the Acura brand globally. In his spare time, Marek creates fine art and graphics for numerous clients, with his art and graphics being used on various championship cars, including the Honda & ACURA team graphics and various NHRA teams most notably Don Schumacher Racing. Marek’s work has been published in various enthusiast magazines including Road & Track, Racer, Street Rodder, and is also cohost of the acclaimed podcast “Man Seeks Adventure”.