About Us

Cats Design is a New England based graphic design and communication company. To some of our clients we are their advertising agency, to others we are a direct mail company, and to another group we are their warehouse and distribution center. At the core of it all, is a passion for good design and uncluttered communication. We take great pride in the partnerships we have developed and we are privileged to share in our clients' creations and cheer their successes.

Our Creative Team

Rick Reed

President and Owner

Rick was the creative director at State Street Bank for 24 years before opening Cats Design in 1997. He has over 40 years of experience in the design, print, and promotional industries.

Jaime Anderson

Senior Designer

Jaime is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst (BFA). Jaime would be the lead designer and primary design contact. Jaime is an award-winning designer who is recognized not only for her design skills but for her understanding of corporate culture and her ability to unite all elements of a program graphically. Jaime has been with Cats Design since 1999.

Allison Nolan


Allison obtained her BFA from the Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University. She has an excellent eye for color and imagery and is proficient in the full suite of Adobe graphic design programs. Allison joined Cats Design in 2015.

Kerry Smith

Office Manager and Accountant

Kerry came to Cats design with 20 years of experience running a small business. Her BS degree is from Northeastern University. She is the bookkeeper / accountant at Cats Design and processes all invoices, payments, and client PO’s. Kerry records, reviews, and reports on client expenditures and project budgets daily.

Kristine Reed

Traffic and Promotions

Kristine is the vendor liaison for our suppliers and works directly with our warehouse for all deliveries and distributions. Her main focus is on the scheduling, timing, and delivery of each project we are working on. She also manages our promotional group Rose and Thorn. Her numerous contacts with promotional material providers have been an invaluable resource to our clients. Rose and Thorn is ASI affiliated.

Fred Davis


Fred is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth (BFA). Fred is experienced and highly skilled in HTML, WordPress, and Dreamweaver. Fred is the programmer for email and web communications.