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

Nancy Sweeney

founder

Katie Redden

creative director

Gemma Mendoza

director of operations

Terese Coco

studio director

Jackie Meade

marketing director

Andrew Zdechlik

practice director

Heather White

studio assistant

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

creative 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

director of operations

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.

Terese Coco

studio director

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

marketing director

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.

Andrew Zdechlik

practice director

Andrew joined Sweeney Co. Art Advisors as a Project Manager in 2023. With a bachelor’s degree in Molecular Biology from Grinnell College, Andrew’s unique interdisciplinary approach to art advising bridges the gap between science and art. Andrew’s professional experience as an architectural designer and an interior design consultant fostered his ability to thoughtfully utilize different forms and materials with aesthetically appealing results. Growing up in the Colorado mountains and traveling internationally instilled in him a deep admiration for the global influences in art and site-specific design and art selection. Andrew specializes in facilitating connections between art, the surrounding environment, and the human experience. 

Heather White

studio director

Heather joined Sweeney Co. Art Advisors as a studio assistant in 2023. She brings her organization and technical skills to every member of the team.