CATCHLIGHT TEAM


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© Chris Michel

NANCY RICHARDS FARESE

Founder and Executive Director

Nancy is a social entrepreneur, photographer and philanthropist whose work centers on on the nexus of art and social change. She believes that photos have a unique capacity to connect people to vital social issues, and to each other; and that there has never been a more important time to understand and advance that transformative power.

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Sahara Borja

Program Manager
sahara@catchlight.io

Sahara studied photojournalism at the International Center of Photography and recently returned from a Fulbright research grant in Colombia. Sahara comes to CatchLight after several years as an associate editor and contributing photo editor with a number of online outlets.


Pei Ketron

Everyday Bay Area Program Manager
pei@catchlight.io

Pei is a photographer, educator, speaker and traveler based in San Francisco. Pei taught special education for a decade in the public school system, and now teaches photography classes privately and through companies such as Creative Live, the Image Flow and the Santa Fe Photograhic Workshops, in addition to collaborating with a number of other clients. Follow Pei on Instagram.


Megan Barton

Director of Operations
megan@catchlight.io

Megan's experience in fundraising, organizational development and communications spans over thirty years in the nonprofit sector, in service to environmental justice and sustainability, youth development and the arts. As a fundraiser, she's generated millions of dollars to support local, regional and international programs. Megan has also played leadership roles in developing organizational vision and strategy; initiatives to build equitable, diverse, inclusive organizational cultures; and program evaluation.

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ERICA GARBer

Director of Philanthropy
erica@catchlight.io

Erica has worked in the arts for more than a decade, in broad range of roles including curator, author, gallery manager and exhibitions manager. She was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Ghana and taught art in schools both overseas and in the US. Most recently she was the Director of Development at Seneca Family of Agencies.


Liz hilton

Strategist and Change Leader
liz@catchlight.io

Liz Hilton is a Strategist and Change Leader, who has – for more than 20 years – unleashed the potential of organizations to develop and deliver impact and value. She is dedicated to leveraging her diverse networks and experience to help her clients uncover growth opportunities, define offerings and business models, and align resources and partners to deliver superior experiences. Her unique expertise marries strategic planning, business development, partner and stakeholder engagement, and internal change management. She is also a trained executive coach and facilitator.


Position available at CatchLight:

CatchLight is currently seeking a Development and Operations Coordinator to work with the team in our Bay Area-based office. Read more about the position here.