Trish Karter is an American entrepreneur and the founder of the Dancing Deer Baking Co..
Early life and education
She is the daughter of Peter Karter, a pioneer of the modern materials recycling industry. Karter lives in Milton, Massachusetts  and is the mother of two children, Dimitri and Eleanna Antoniou.
Karter was the founder and CEO of the Dancing Deer Baking Company, a Boston-based producer of high-end, natural baked goods for nationwide distribution. The company is known for its commitment to employing and providing opportunity to individuals from deprived backgrounds.
The company is noted for producing all-natural, preservative-free products.
Karter is also an artist; part of the success of the Dancing Deer line of baked goods is credited to the "whimsical" figures that she has created to decorate the company's packaging. 
- Self-Rising Survivor, Wheaton Quarterly, Spring, 2002
- Peter Karter; at 87; engineer who helped make recycling practical, Talia Whyte, Boston Globe, April 3, 2010
- Bakery Bolsters Bosox with Blessed Batter, New York Post, Kevin Kernan, Jul 18, 2004.
- [Get your ship together: how great leaders inspire ownership from the keel up, D. Michael Abrashoff, Portfolio, 2005, Chapter II, CEO Trish Karter makes the Deer Dance, pp. 37 ff.
-  "How a Social Mission Guides This Business; The CEO of Dancing Deer moved her cookie company to a gang-ridden neighborhood and donates a third of the profits of one product line to charity. Can this be good for business? Inc., Josh Spiro, April 2, 2010.
-  Baking Principles into the Business; How Dancing Deer, a small Boston bakery, rose up to become a multimillion-dollar business -- without losing its socially responsible core values, Stacy Perman, Business Week, December 13, 2005.
- Values Sell: Transforming Purpose in to Profit Through Creative Sales and Distribution Strategies, Nadine A. Thompson, 2008, p.79.
- Her turn: why it's time for women to lead in America, Vicki Donlan, Helen French Graves, Greenwood Publishing, 2007, p. 81.