Mayor Bill Grant


 Bill Grant is President and Chief Creative Officer of Grant Design Collaborative in Canton, GA. His firm’s cross-discipline work includes communication design, brand strategy, advertising, product development, branded interiors and experience design. He was named an AIGA Fellow in 2005 and was the first designer from the South to serve as National President of AIGA, Professional Association for Design, from 2005-07. In recent years, Graphic Design USA named Bill One of the 50 Most Influential Designers Working Today.

Bill Grant was born and raised in Dalton, GA and was the first person in his family to attend college. He graduated Sum Cum Laude with a BA in English and Psychology from Berry College. Grant also assisted in curriculum development and earned a Professional Certificate from the Harvard Business School’s “Business Perspectives for Design Leaders.”

Grant’s work has been featured and honored by AIGA Communication Graphics, Communication Arts, Print, ID, STEP, HOW, Graphis, Metropolis, New York Type Director’s Club, Graphic Design:usa, Graphic Design America, Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles, and Interior Design magazine, among others. Grant Design Collaborative has received multiple IIDA Creative Excellence Awards for showroom design. Grant has served as a judge for numerous design competitions and is a frequent speaker at international design and business conferences. In addition to design, Bill is a dedicated public servant in his local community of Canton, Georgia. He was elected to the Canton City Council in 2013 and 2017 and also served as Mayor Pro Tem from 2014-2019. Grant was elected Mayor of the City on Canton in 2019 for a four-year term, 2020-2023.

Contact Mayor Grant

City Hall: 770.704.1500