Our Staff

It’s all about having the right people.

There’s often a lot of buzz in our open, downtown office. Our team of professionals collaborates daily and shares a commitment to top-level quality, yet each of us brings something to the team that makes us uniquely important. It’s the right mix of talent that makes Stride a small powerhouse of marketing and design.

Terri Parent - Co-Owner Stride Creative Group

PrincipalTerri Parent

Terri is an award-winning graphic designer, branding pro, and marketing strategist with over 20 years of experience. She works closely with our clients to develop powerful branding, copywriting, design, and marketing solutions that motivate audiences and exceed sales goals. Ever detail-oriented, she oversees the quality of work at Stride, ensuring that messaging is on target, strategies are carefully planned, and visuals are artfully executed.

Before co-founding Stride, Terri worked in the printing industry, in an advertising agency, and as an art director at a Burlington design firm. Outside of Stride, she is constantly on the go with her busy family. You might find her running along a dirt road, carpooling kids, or chatting on the sidelines of a little league game.

Catherine McIntyre - Co-Owner Stride Creative Group

PrincipalCatherine McIntyre

From marketing strategy and high-level design to web programming and media buying, Catherine adeptly manages our clients’ brands on many levels and consistently exceeds their expectations. As a co-founder of Stride, she understands building a sustainable business and has proven to be a valuable asset to businesses who depend on her understanding of the challenges they face.

Catherine is a passionate athlete, often venturing to heights deemed unwise by others. If she’s not in the office, you might find her summiting peaks on her mountain bike or tele skis.

kate dodge

Account ManagerKate Dodge

Kate brings strong senior leadership and project management experience to the Account Manager position at Stride. Her background includes many years of collaboration with a broad range of clients such as Burton Snowboards, Timex, Converse, TDK and Merchants Bank. She loves teaming up with creative professionals to help businesses distinguish themselves through strong design and memorable marketing. Kate’s talents help keep Stride clients happy and coming back for more.

A life-long Vermonter, Kate holds a degree in English from UVM. She began her career working for a nationally recognized graphic design studio in Burlington before expanding to a local nonprofit and a small advertising agency. When not at Stride, you can often find her at her kids school and sporting events, in her garden or on her road bike.

Jeremi Lashua - Senior Graphic Designer / Web Developer

Senior Graphic Designer / Web DeveloperJeremi Lashua

Jeremi comes to Stride with over 16 years of experience in web development, graphic design, and marketing. A comprehensive web strategist, Jeremi specializes in all phases of the process — from site design and custom programming, to maximizing performance through search engine optimization, pay-per-click campaigns, and A/B testing.

In addition to web development, Jeremi has a wealth of experience in print and logo design for a diverse range of brands and industries. His work gives clients a fresh, professional face, thereby helping them stand out in an increasingly competitive marketplace.

When not in the office, Jeremi enjoys camping, skiing, mountain biking, and serving as a portable jungle gym and tackling dummy for his two kids.

Kim Quinlan - Graphic Designer

Graphic DesignerKim Quinlan

Kim brings over 10 years of graphic design experience to Stride. With a background in brand development, print and advertising design, mobile app design, and social media marketing, she contributes both traditional design expertise and modern digital flair to our creative team.

Kim received her degree from Syracuse University and started her career in NYC. She then made her way back home to Vermont to continue working in the industry while enjoying the state’s amazing skiing and biking. Kim finds Vermont to be a mecca of creativity and inspiration which she uses often in her work at Stride, and during her time away from the office.