Everyone has an ego. We just hook ours to the bike rack on our way in.
Co-Founder & CEO
Chad wanted to own the healthiest business in the world, and that goal fuels everything he does. Chad’s role is all about relationships and communication with clients and with the Parisleaf team. Chad’s passion lies in giving back to the community – some may call this networking.
Co-Founder & Chief Financial Officer
Alison’s passion for managing the office with love and making everything run smoothly comes through in everything she does. A Pinterest fanatic, she loves both data analysis and design, working both sides of her brain equally. Her dazzling smile and efficient disposition keep the Leaf running beautifully.
Matt is a designer who writes, father of four, and husband of one. Since 2003, he has designed and directed creative initiatives with clients ranging from small startups to Fortune 500 companies. Matt loves giving good stories the visibility they deserve. He enjoys reading, surfing, yoga, running, hanging punctuation, serial commas, and drifting from philosophical musings to ridiculous impersonations.
Senior Project Manager
Allen brings a unique perspective to every project. His 15 years as a User Experience Architect and Project Manager produced operations management apps for major cities and projects, including the 2012 Olympics and the Panama Canal. He’s also a professional husband, dad, semi-pro disc golfer and seasoned surfer.
Associate Creative Director + Copywriter
From the perfect setup and punchline to uncovering the soul of a brand, Larry brings a Zen core and quip to every project. He’s spent the last two decades with ad agencies big and small, including Ogilvy & Mather, JWT and TBWA\Chiat\Day, with extensive experience in the higher education sector. When he’s not writing copy, Larry enjoys reading, surfing and making furniture.
When you find yourself searching for that perfect sci-fi reference or obscure italo-disco music recommendation, Benji is your guy. He blends a diverse background of art and design with a love and dedication for user experience on the web. He also knows his beers, and all dogs seem to love him.
Designer & Web Developer
Shane is a digital craftsman who specializes in graphic design, front-end web development and animation. When he’s not working, he is a doting husband and father and can be found getting his hands dirty in the outdoors.
Emilio is that rare identity designer who also understands print production and works well across a spectrum of design disciplines. His passion stems from the development of the arts as he works to push design forward within our community. He also has an innate knack for sculpture, illustration, Prince impersonations, and soccer.
Gretchen is the backbone of Parisleaf, providing critical support to our CFO and Project Manager. Her passion for sustainability led her to program management in the nonprofit and social justice sectors. She loves walking on her hands, Ashtanga yoga, hanging with her husky, Denali, and camping.
A creative in her own right, Kaley has tapped years of journalism, CRM management, inbound marketing and customer experience shaping to launch Parisleaf’s blog to international recognition in less than four months. Kaley still makes it home in time for dinner with the family, disc golf and rocking out on stage at the piano.
Executive Assistant to the CEO
A detail maven, Rachel deftly balances our agency’s incoming opportunities and client relations. Her strict strategic organization belies her loud laugh and easy-going attitude. She’s also an amateur gardener, expert thrift shopper and avid adventure-seeker, documenting it all with her GoPro or journal.