- Katie NorrisCEO & Founder
- Kelsey MillsVice President
- Reece NorrisSecretary & Treasurer
- Shaun GordonAdvisory Board
- Leslie KerriganAdvisory Board
- Michele SpillmanAdvisory Board
- Candace RandolphAdvisory Board
- Erryn WeggenmanAdvisory Board
- Kirk SlawekAdvisory Board
- Jared HernandezAdvisory Board
Katie serves as Fotolanthropy’s CEO, chief storyteller and producer. In 2011, Katie founded Fotolanthropy, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that combines photography + film + philanthropy to share inspiring true stories of people who have overcome adversity. Katie, her team and Fotocrew members from across the country have created a movement capturing stories of everyday heroes that inspire us all. Since its inception, Fotolanthropy has documented over 20 inspiring true stories many of which have been featured by local and national media outlets.
Katie and her team have produced the following films: Baby James (an 8-month-old baby boy who lost his life to brain cancer), Beauty out of Ashes (a brave family that lost their home to the wildfires in Bastrop, TX), The Road Ahead (a new father diagnosed with stage 4 lymphoma), Unexpected Joy (an inspiring family with a special needs child), and Each Day Counts (a baby boy diagnosed with SMA). Stories currently in production include Gloriously Ruined (a heartfelt adoption story) and Fotolanthropy’s first feature documentary Travis: A Soldier’s Story.
In 2012, Katie founded and designed a socially conscious product, Fotostrap: the Camera Strap that Gives Back. Fotostrap is a fashionable camera strap manufactured in the USA that donates 10% of each sale to Fotolanthropy. In addition to direct online sales, Fotostrap retails across the country and internationally. Katie is also the Principal Photographer for Katie Norris Portrait Arts.
Travis: A Soldier’s Story: In 2013, Katie produced the award winning full-feature documentary film, Travis: A Soldier’s Story, the inspiring true story of United States Staff Sergeant Travis Mills, 1 of only 5 soldiers to have survived quadruple amputee injuries from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The film has screened in over 35 cities across the country including the U.S. Capitol. Travis: A Soldier’s Story has garnered local and national media attention.
Katie’s giving based brands, Fotostrap and Fotolanthropy, have received local and national notoriety. Fotostrap received national attention when Katie appeared on two national Fox News’ Small Business Spotlight segments. Her Fotolanthropy stories have been featured by media outlets such as CNN, FOX, online at Today.com, DailyMail, Faithit, Huffington Post, Washington Post, Access Hollywood and Dallas Morning News. In 2014, Katie was recognized as Baylor University’s Young Alumna of the Year and a finalist of the Dallas Foundation’s Good Works Under 40 award.
Kelsey Mills is one of the founders of the Travis Mills Foundation, a non-profit solely dedicated to the reintegration of disabled veterans and their families into their ‘new normal.’ Kelsey, with her husband Travis, started TMF in 2013 and have dedicated their lives to making their dream of opening a retreat center in Maine become a reality. Kelsey is continuing her education at the University of Maine in Augusta towards her Bachelors degree in Business. Kelsey and Travis reside in Manchester Maine with their five-year-old daughter Chloe!
Reece serves as the Secretary and Treasurer of Fotolanthropy. Since 2008, Reece has worked in healthcare administration. Prior to his experience in healthcare, Reece was a corporate attorney at Thompson & Knight LLP in their Dallas, Texas office. He also clerked for United States District Judge Ed Kinkeade. Reece received his BBA in Finance and Entrepreneurship from Baylor University and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Texas Law School. He resides in Dallas, Texas with his wife and golden retriever, Dutch.
Mr. Gordon is passionate about helping people, traveling to new places, and sharing the art of photography – talents and gifts that he uses to create positive change when the opportunity presents itself. A deep faith and love for his Savior, Jesus Christ, compels Shaun to live a life of service both here in the Indianapolis community, and around the world. Originally from Southern California, Shaun now resides in Zionsville, Indiana with his beautiful wife Jaime and their three children. He has the drive of a west coast executive and the hospitality of a midwest family porch surrounded by cornfields and inviting sunsets. He co-founded KISS Wedding Books in 2006 and his current title there is Book Czar. He’s a business leader, and innovator, a devoted husband, committed father, and a lover of all things simple. Creating freedom for KISS clients is a natural extension of Shaun’s deep love for life and those around him – and those around him are better because of it
Mrs. Kerrigan is a high school senior and family portrait photographer in Greenville, South Carolina. In addition to her photography business, she is the creator and editor of a blog dedicated to the study senior portrait photography called Seniorologie.com. Through this blog, Leslie provides inspiration and education to other photographers, hosts events such as workshops and shoot outs to educate other photographers and speaks at educational events throughout the country. Leslie has been featured on blogs such as The Savvy Photographer and Chic Critique Forum. She has also been published in magazines such as Chic Critique Magazine and Lemonade and Lenses. Leslie has spoken at The Savvy Photographer Retreat, WPPI and The Seniorologie Tour. In her spare time, Leslie enjoys hanging out with her hubby and two super cute boys, traveling, shopping and running.
Mrs. Spillman serves as the Director of Communications for Fotolanthropy. She spent almost a decade in private law practice before taking time off to raise her young family. She is excited to re-enter the workforce and to pursue her passion of helping others. Mrs. Spillman is also the creator and editor of a blog, The Joyful Home, where she shares her love of food, fashion, design and motherhood. She received her B.A. from Baylor University in 2000 and her J.D. from Baylor Law School in 2004. She resides in Dallas, Texas with her husband and their three children.
Before starting Chalkboard China in 2008, marketing maven Candace Neff Randolph, “Candace Jean”, spent 10 years gaining knowledge and expertise in the corporate sales and marketing side of a Fortune 500 company. She also helped her “start-up star” husband, Ben, build a successful award-winning interactive ad agency, Agency Entourage, a testament to her acquired expertise and passion for her profession. Much of her inspiration for Chalkboard China came from her mother and grandmothers who instilled in her the importance of making others feel loved and welcomed in ones home. A deep Christian faith, southern hospitality and her own modern flair are a few threads you will see woven through everything that is, Candace Jean. So, with her vast marketing background and her love of entertaining, Candace Jean created her first product line, Chalkboard China. Keeping her customers in mind she has provided a creative outlet to personalize vase, stemware, carafes and more with their own message written in chalk. Candace continues expressing herself as the creative director and designer of Chalkboard China. Candace Neff Randolph is a proud 2001 graduate of Baylor University and currently resides in Southlake, a suburb of Dallas, with her husband and two toddlers Austin & Addison with baby boy Callaway due in early July 2013. She enjoys traveling to Seaside, Florida; Sorrento, Italy; Nevis, West Indies; and of course Los Angeles and New York.
Ms. Weggenman comes to Move2Safety with a background in global sports marketing, having spent over ten years at Nike. She began her career in Football Sports Marketing, where she managed athletes such as Tom Brady, Jason Sehorn, Marshall Faulk, Joey Harrington, Donovan McNabb, and Terrell Owens, in addition to managing events including the Super Bowl for the Nike brand. Erryn then moved into Nike Global Sports Marketing where she managed global track and field icon and nine-time Olympic gold medalist Carl Lewis in his role as a Nike global brand ambassador. She planned and executed Lewis’ participation in events such as a Nike India media launch and the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial annual golf tournament and fundraiser. Erryn coordinated and managed Nike’s Global Sports Marketing hospitality suite for the Athens 2004 Olympic Games for over 2,000 Nike athletes, brand ambassadors, and VIPS, as well as coordinating all of Lewis’s media appearances, key media events and meetings in Athens during the Olympic Games. Erryn served as the Nike Global Sports Marketing Manager for Maria Sharapova, where she was responsible for managing the day-to-day business for Maria Sharapova. Erryn organized, managed, and executing all appearances, coordinating all Sharapova’s communications for the Nike brand, athlete events, advertising, marketing, public relations, advertising campaigns, photoshoots, product innovation, design, apparel, footwear, and key meetings. In this role, Erryn managed all relationships with Sharapova’s other sponsors such as Tag Heuer, Canon, Land Rover, Tiffany & Company, Motorola, Sony Ericcsson, the Women’s Tennis Association, The Maria Sharapova Foundation, and the United Nation’s Developmental Program given Sharapova’s special interest in Chernobyl, among others to leverage the Nike brand globally. Erryn was a key part of a team that successfully executed the Maria Sharapova Cole Haan Collection, the first ever collaboration for a Nike athlete and a Nike subsidiary company in Cole Haan.
Kirk is the Founder & Executive Producer of Gear Seven Creative, an innovative video production agency based in Nashville, TN as well as the creator of Nashville based co-working space, DEAVOR.
Through his leadership, Gear Seven’s work has been seen around the world with well known brands including The Grammys, Taylor Swift, Justin Timberlake, Red Bull, Sony, Gibson, Disney and many more.
Mr. Hernandez is a portrait photographer specializing in high school senior portraits in Dallas, TX. He provides mentorships for photographers and loves any opportunities to teach the photography community. He has been featured on online teaching courses, blogs, and magazine publications such as: Creative Live, Seniorologie, Lemonade and Lenses, Chic Critique, and Senior Style Guide. During his spare time you will find him training in a CrossFit Box or learning what other business he can start next!