Our team is what makes us great. Our story is what makes us unique.

Metro Nova Creative was founded with the idea that every small business deserves a chance at success. A big part of those early years is looking professional and trustworthy. We wanted to support small businesses all over Virginia and give them the tools to grow while being respectful of their budget. Since 2014 our team has just done that, and we’ve even expanded outside of Virginia to cover the Mid-Atlantic region. We look forward to hearing your story, understanding your goals, and inspiring you to LOVE YOUR BRAND.

Dan - Senior

Dan Craddock

Founder, Creative Director, Nerdy Dude

Yearbook Superlative: Stick in the Mud -
Most Likely to Not Vote on Being Most Likely Anything

Dan is a father of three, artist, collector of nerd stuff, and also the founder of Metro Nova Creative. His passion has always been to help as many small business succeed as possible. He spends most of his down-time relaxing with his family, enjoying Fredericksburg, or reading.

Favorite work - Logo design, consulting, convincing his staff that he's important.

Laura - Senior

Laura Honsinger

Assistant (to the) Regional Manager

Yearbook Superlative: [CENSORED] -
Most Likely to Say Inappropriate Things in the Workplace

Laura is a local artist who enjoys crocheting, macrame, solo road trips, and Netflix with the cats. When she’s not busy being a crazy cat lady, she’s managing projects, communicating with clients, and keeping Dan in line.

Favorite work - Organizing tasks for projects, closing out invoices, tending to the 20+ plants in her office

LeAnna - Senior

LeAnna Armstrong

Graphic Designer, CMYK Barista

Yearbook Superlative: Disney Princess -
Most Likely to Talk to All the Animals

You can often find LeAnna in her creative space usually with paint all over her hands. She prefers a pastel color palette over bold, lukewarm water, and always has gum. She loves to support local businesses and enjoys putting in the work to help them succeed.

Favorite work - Collaborative Pieces & Illustrations

Emmalee - Senior

Emmalee Maine

Graphic Designer, Bringer of the Baked Goods

Yearbook Superlative: Alt Disney Princess -
Most Likely to Bring a Spider as her Prom Date

Emmalee is an outstanding artist, super Mom, and nature enthusiast. Seriously, she keeps picking up bugs.

Favorite work - Web design, identity design, and layout work

Jenny - Senior

Jenny Smith

Designer, Conforming Nonconformist

Yearbook Superlative: Trekky -
Most Likely to Write a Star Trek Book

Jenny is a Stafford based designer with deep roots -- roots almost as deep as the heirloom tomato plants she grows on the farm that has been in her family since 1820. Jenny's specialties include SEO, e-commerce website database massage, product design, Star Trek, and avoiding cooking at home. Ask Jenny about her renegade row.

Favorite work - Blogging about tomatoes, reading about tomatoes, eating tomatoes

Brandi - Senior

Brandi L. Parrish

Digital Marketing Director, Awkward Joke Documentarian and Office Plant Mom

Yearbook Superlative: Pyro Brainiac -
Most Likely to Burn Down the Class Clown

Brandi isn't just a plant Mom, but is also the Mom of a real life human whom she loves dearly. As a Jacqueline-of-all-trades, she fits right into the Metro Nova Creative Team, helping where she can in product photography, brainstorming, content and copy creation. If you need a pun for your marketing, she's your gal. She also loves irritating her office mate, Laura, with impromptu video-taking "for the 'Gram".

Favorite work: Learning all the content-creation websites and coming up with ideas.

Caitlin - Senior@2x

Caitlin Craddock

HR & Payroll, Plant Stuff Too

Yearbook Superlative: Green Queen -
Most Likely to Own, Like, SOOOOO Many Plants

Caitlin spends her downtime hanging out with her family, nerding out on Harry Potter, and making handmade crafts for her family and friends. She also keeps Dan in line.

Favorite work - Mostly the payroll part we think

riley photo

Riley

Quality Control of Naps

Riley is our senior citizen of the shop. She's pretty old...and mostly tired. She doesn't really do much of anything. She doesn't even show up to work anymore. But it's ok.

Favorite work - Nothing, leave her alone

charlie and luna photo

Charlie & Luna

Assistants to the Assistant (to the) Regional Manager

When these two aren’t sleeping on the job, they are most likely destroying furniture, plotting world domination, or shedding. They’re both quite useless as employees but we keep them on for moral support for their mom, Laura.

Favorite work - turning wooden chairs into toothpicks

bunny monster 2@2x

Tyler

Maryland Office Manager

Tyler runs a tight ship. He loves watching "The Office" and Michael Scott is his idol. “Would I rather be feared or loved? Easy. Both. I want people to be afraid of how much they love me.” -Michael Scott

Favorite work - Parkour, Improv Comedy

Rosie@2x

Rosie

Anxiety Collector

Rosie's not just a pretty face... she's also completely neurotic and has severe codependency issues. But she's the goodest girl and really does try her best.

Favorite work - Freaking out over literally everything, Cuddles

Obi@2x

Obi Wan

I Am The Night

Obi is the quintessential cat's cat. He's floofy. He's aloofy. He's pretty goofy. His agenda is his own but he loves his routines and his lap sits.

Favorite work - slinking about in the dead of night, Scritching furniture

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