Nancy Montejano, Executive Director, began her career in Oceanography after graduating from University of California, San Diego, with a BS in Biology. She continued her science career, working at several biotech companies in San Diego. After years in research, Nancy worked in the financial services industry, coordinating educational marketing events and managing the firm’s relationships with clients. Nancy is excited to be part of an organization that supports genetic vision disorder research and offers resources to families of children with vision disorders. She and her husband live in Carmel Valley and have two grown children.
Joelle Lackey, began her career in nonprofit after graduating from San Diego State University, with a BS in Kinesiology. She has worked in the nonprofit community in San Diego for the past 11 years, focused on programs serving children and families. She is inspired to help make a difference in the lives of children with vision disorders and their families. In her free time, you can find her out exploring the city or doing yoga.
Sara Feldmann Sheehan, Media Consultant, began her career in advertising at DDB Needham, later moving to publishing where she was a contributing editor on numerous consumer and trade magazines. As a representative of these publications, Sara appeared on “Good Morning America”, the weekend edition of the “Today” show and co-produced segments for “Oprah.” Currently, Sara is developing numerous film and television projects, including a television franchise. She recently launched SAMO, a Production Company specializing in co-productions with overseas companies.
Sara has been the Executive Producer and Managing Partner for both Working Pictures and Grenade Editorial since 1990. She produced numerous television commercials and public service announcements. For television, she produced the docu-series “Motor City Rising” for Ovation TV, and the reality TV series “Repo Men: Stealing for a Living” with host Vincent Pastore for TLC.
Sara’s directing career started with a series of short documentary pieces on healthcare for designer Donna Karan’s philanthropic foundation, Urban Zen, where she also functioned as the foundation’s Executive Producer. Sara attended Bedales School and graduated from Wellesley College. She is an avid goldsmith, cook and gardener.
Bobby Sheehan, Media Consultant, began his eclectic career in high school when he created fashion videos and print campaigns for the New York fashion emporium, Parachute. While attending New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, Bobby opened his own production company where he directed and produced a wide variety of motion picture work, all the while continuing his photographic career.
Bobby has created critically acclaimed documentaries, and feature films that are currently available on Netflix. To date, Bobby has directed over 500 commercials that include work for: Adidas, American Express, General Electric, Hyundai, Las Vegas Tourism, McDonalds, Pfizer, Reebok, Wal-Mart and public service announcements for American Red Cross, American Cancer Society, Health Canada, Partnership for a Drug-Free America, and the Special Olympics.
As a fine arts photographer, Bobby has been exhibited nationally in galleries such as Bridgewater Lustburg in New York, Stephen Cohen Gallery in Los Angeles and the Vision Gallery in San Francisco. Bobby graduated from NYU’s film division of the Tisch School of the Arts and is the co-founder of New York based Working Pictures with his wife, Sara Feldmann Sheehan.