We are committed to quality, aesthetic excellence, and client satisfaction.

Nancy Sweeney

principal

Katie Redden

art director

Gemma Mendoza

business & project manager

Michelle Cook

project manager

Terese Coco

project manager

Jackie Meade

project manager

Amy Kessler

director of finance & human resources

Nancy Sweeney

principal

Nancy has been an advocate for the arts for the past 25 years. Throughout her career as an art advisor, Nancy has worked for an international fine art gallery in Paris; developed corporate art programs in San Francisco; served on the Art in Public Places board in Vail; and developed numerous private art collections. Most recently, her focus has been on the Hospitality Industry, designing and implementing art programs for five-star luxury properties. This experience has resulted in several award-winning projects executed on both national and international levels. Nancy is actively involved in every project and curates customized art programs addressing individual client needs.

Katie Redden

art director

Katie joined Sweeney Co. Art Advisors as Project Manager in 2007. Her background in graphic design has been deeply instrumental in the development of the art selection process as she guides clients through visual representations of artistic renderings and design. Her aesthetic for fine art and her ability to recognize talented, burgeoning artists produces thoughtful and innovative art solutions. Katie facilitates the design process and oversees the technical complexities of art production and installation. She is fluent in Revu (CAD/PDF), InDesign, and Photoshop. 

Gemma Mendoza

business & project manager

A graduate of the University of Colorado at Boulder with a major in Economics and a minor in Business Analytics, Entrepreneurship, and Ethnic Studies; Gemma joined Sweeney Co. as a Business and Project Manager in 2016. With over six years of experience in the field, Gemma has successfully lead several projects to completion. Her organizational skills contribute to the operations of each project including financial planning, contract development, and client relations. Gemma is accomplished at Photoshop, InDesign, and CAD and will be engaged from beginning to end.

Michelle Cook

project manager

Michelle joined Sweeney Co. as a Project Manager in 2016. A graduate of the University of Denver, Michelle double majored in Art History and Finance. Her experience working for the Dikeou Collection as well as the Center for Photographic Arts have provided her valuable resources in collection management and private curation. Michelle has gained a deep appreciation for the role artists play in capturing the essence of a local community. Her passion for art and interior design has inspired her continuing education. Michelle’s technical skills with Revu (CAD/PDF Software), InDesign, and Photoshop contribute to art production, documentation, and communication for each project.

Terese Coco

project manager

Terese Coco has been a professional in the arts since graduating from the University of Colorado at Denver with a Fine Art major and a Business Management minor. She brings over a decade of experience and established connections with a multitude of artists and galleries. Throughout her career, Terese has procured and curated exceptional fine art collections for projects in hospitality, executive offices, healthcare and residences. She utilizes PhotoShop and InDesign to demonstrate beautiful art programs customized for the uniqueness of each individual project. Terese has a passion for bolstering creativity and building lasting art collections.

Jackie Meade

project manager

Prior to starting her career in the arts Jackie earned a Master of Art History degree from Montana State University. Her experience teaching university-level art history courses and interviewing artists about their philosophy, practice, and process for various publications helps her convey artistic innovations and ideas to clients while highlighting their brand narrative. Jackie creates unique, timeless art collections and installations by applying a visual narrative learned during her time working for the Pulitzer Arts Foundation Museum.

Amy Kessler

director of finance & human resources

Amy joined Sweeney Co. as Director of Finance & Human Resources in 2021 with over twenty years of professional experience. A graduate of the University of Missouri, Amy received her bachelor’s degree with honors in Accounting before starting her career at Arthur Andersen where she earned her distinction as a Certified Public Accountant. She continued her career at PwC before leaving public accounting to work in a variety of industries including public relations, private equity, and publishing.