Meet Our Team


quentins.pngQuentin E. Sanford
President & CEO

Phone: (559) 475-9455 | Email: quentin@bwymedia.com

Quentin Edison Sanford is the founder and chief creative of Broadway Media Distribution and has directed the development of more than 100 original products, that have been featured in more than 50,000 performances and seen by millions of audience members around the globe. Quentin grew up in theatre performing onstage and working behind-the-scenes. He held various technology and marketing-focused positions prior founding BMD, where he continues to explore the impact of new media on the live aspect of theater. Quentin found his way into visual art direction through his background as a performer and designer, moving to New York City at a young age and immediately being drawn towards discovering interactions between theatre and technology. He is passionate about developing innovative products for the theatre community and aims to shine a light on all of the moments in theatrical history that exist now but do not yet have the visual correspondence for audiences to experience and enjoy. Quentin is the recipient of various awards in leadership and entrepreneurship, and is often a speaker at industry trade events. If he’s not working or traveling, he’s usually found remodeling his 100-year-old Craftsman-styled home. Quentin is also involved in philanthropic efforts in Central California, primarily focused on increased access to arts education. He lives on the same street his mother and grandfather grew up on, in central Fresno, with his wife and two dogs. Quentin’s favorite musical is Guys and Dolls, and enjoys any play by Neil Simon. 


lauraf.pngLaura E. Facciani
Vice President, Operations

Phone: (559) 405-9029 | Email: laura@bwymedia.com

Laura is from Fresno, California and grew up playing travel league softball and watching classical musicals with her mom (who she credits as her first theatrical influencer). She is a graduate of California State University, Fresno with degrees in Art and Humanities and General Business. Prior to BMD, Laura worked with various organizations, culminating a strong background in marketing, business development, human resources, project management, and public speaking. Laura is a founding member of BMD, where she started as an Account Manager, interfacing with our first clients.  In her spare time, Laura enjoys traveling, spending time in her favorite city (NYC) and photography. She lives in the historic district of Fresno with her husband and their dogs Penelope and Harvey. Her favorite musical is Guys and Dolls.

 


garyf.pngGary K. Facciani
Vice President, Finance

Phone: (559) 405-9028 | Email: gary@bwymedia.com

Gary was born and raised in Fresno, CA where he worked, for more than 30 years, as a logistics supervisors for a Fortune 500 company. With his extensive experience in operations, management, and finance, Gary joined the BMD team as a veteran in business affairs. When he’s not running reports and balancing the company budget, Gary spends time giving back to the community including; coaching a tee-ball team, and leading a high school and a college church group with his wife. Gary and his wife live in Fresno and have two grown daughters. His favorite musical is Finding Neverland.

  


 


patrickn.pngPatrick L. Nalty II
Director of Accounts

Phone: (559) 405-9024 | Email: patrick@bwymedia.com | @PATatBMD | LinkedIn
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Patrick hails from sunny San Diego of Southern California, where he grew up playing basketball and performing theatre in high school. He attended California State University, Fresno, where he majored in Theatre Arts with an emphasis in acting. If he wasn’t Director of Accounts for BMD he’d probably be a basketball coach (think Red Auerbach, Phil Jackson, Gregg Popovich, etc). Patrick works with BMD customers around the globe and because of the many time zones, he arrives to work every day before sunrise. Patrick resides in Clovis, California, with his wife, three children and his American Bulldog, Marshmallow. His favorite musical is Thoroughly Modern Millie or anything Sutton Foster is in.  

 


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Account Manager

Phone: (559) 405-9030 | Email: russell@bwymedia.com | @RJfromBMD | LinkedIn
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R.J. was born and raised in Central California where he performed improv and worked tech in high school productions. He has worked in account management with several notable firms ranging from small family businesses to Fortune 300 corporations. In his spare time, R.J. produces a podcast centered around his theatrically-inspired childhood. He has three dogs of his own Carly, Blue, and Harlow and usually a fourth that he is fostering in partnership with the Fresno Lab Rescue, which he has done for the last 6 years. If he wasn't an account manager with BMD, he would love to be a stand up comedian as he loves to make others laugh. His favorite composer is George Gershwin and his favorite musical is Hamilton.

   


chancec.pngChance Croft
Support Technician

Phone: (559) 405-9025 | Email: chance@bwymedia.com | @bmd_chance | LinkedIn
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Chance is from Visalia, California and grew up performing in theatre. He attended California State University, Fullerton, where he studied theatre, focusing on theatre technology and education. If he wasn’t BMD’s awesome Support Technician, he’d likely be a voiceover artist (he has a very deep voice). He enjoys video games and finding new restaurants in town. Chance lives in Fresno, California with his partner Sam and their daughter, two cats and one dog named Lady. Chance is a software specialist and BMD’s chief problem-solver and is constantly expanding his abilities to help out those new to using digital technology in theatre. His favorite musical is Seussical.

   


chancec.pngCaitlyn Lopez
Community Manager

Phone: (559) 405-9029 | Email: caitlyn@bwymedia.com | @CaitlynfromBMD

Caitlyn was born and raised in Fresno, California. She grew up performing in choir, dance, theater and improv groups. She has been involved in more than sixty different musical productions, most recently appearing as Sophie in Mamma Mia! Caitlyn spends her time at BMD working with theatres around the globe to ensure successful productions. Customers may find Caitlyn across the internet, as an active voice in theatre community forums and social media. She also attends trade conferences and sponsored events on behalf of the company. Outside of BMD, Caitlyn enjoys spending time with her two dogs, traveling, and reading. If she wasn’t a Community Manager at BMD, she would likely be performing on the stage. Her favorite musical is a toss-up between RENT and Spring Awakening.

 

   


trevort.pngTrevor Thomas
Media Specialist

Email: trevor@bwymedia.com | @bmd_trevor | LinkedIn

Trevor is from Fresno, California and grew up playing sports, participating in swim team and high school waterpolo. Trevor started performing and working tech in theatre in elementary school. He is a graduate of Fresno Pacific University, with his B.A in Theater. At FPU, Trevor worked both behind the scenes with video content and scenic projections and on the stage as an actor. If he wasn’t a BMD technician he would most likely be doing acting or some other creative work. Trevor resides in Fresno, California with his wife, daughter, son and two dogs. His favorite musical is Little Shop Horrors.  

 


 


rayk.pngRay Kane
Creative Engineer

Ray is a Marine Corp child, spending most of his childhood growing up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He spent the majority of his time involved in art related activities, but also played basketball and participated in theatre stage crew in high school. He attended The Columbus College of Art and Design, where he majored in Illustration. After being accepted into The Walt Disney World College Program, Ray landed a Stage Crew job on the Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Show. Shortly after, Ray's professional career began in Live-Action Film & Television Production as a Storyboard Artist in syndicated television and commercials. Ray has lived all throughout the country, from the east coast to the west coast, working in industries from Film/Tv to Animation to Themed Environments to Retail Store Development & Design, to Custom Fabrication and Murals to Theatre. Ray has also lived throughout Central America, painting murals and sharing his love and passion for art with youth in extreme poverty communities. Ray currently resides in Fresno, CA with his wife, daughter and Husky, Dakota. In his free time, he enjoys working on his own art, thrifting and antique stores, as well as most outdoor activities. Ray and his wife have hearts for the foster children program and hope to have foster children in the near future. If Ray wasn't working at BMD he would most likely have a cabin home somewhere in the mountains and continue traveling to areas of high poverty sharing his love for art and painting murals. Ray's favorite musicals are Beauty and the Beast and the Rocky Horror Picture Show.
 


2017-pate.pngPat Evangelho
Creative Engineer

Patrick’s background as a Graphic Designer and Art Director spans over 25 years. Prior to joining the BMD team, Pat’s early experience ranges from a press operator in a small printshop to a production artist and designer at a large Los Angeles area ad agency. Then upon returning to his hometown, Fresno, he furthered his graphic design career at local advertising agencies. Over the years, his designs have been recognized by taking top awards locally, some going on to win national competitions. Away from the office, Pat keeps his creative juices flowing with watercoloring, home landscape design, and occasional blacksmithing (it's amazing what you can hammer out of a railroad spike)! Pat lives in Fresno with his beautiful wife and children. His favorite musical is Newsies.

 

  


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Creative Engineer

Matthew attended the Art Institute of Los Angeles, where he obtained his bachelors of media arts in animation studies. During his time in Los Angeles, Matthew worked at various creative companies, including Warner Bros. Studio. Matthew is a creative wiz, with abilities in concept art, media management, animation, render farms and more. As Media Supervisor, Matthew works with BMD’s creative partners to ensure playback conformity across multiple platforms and thousands of different stages. Apart from his time at BMD, Matthew is a published author of comic books, which he passionately pursues. Matthew lives in Fresno, California with his three beautiful daughters. His favorite musical is The Music Man.

 

  

 


chancec.pngBree Spicer
Creative Engineer

Bree Spicer was born and raised in Jackson, Michigan, where she led set design in high school, while also participating in band, cheerleading, and student council. In addition to her theatrical pursuits, she is a graduate of the Kendall College of Art and Design in Grand Rapids, where she was awarded as a Valedictorian with a degree in Illustration. She has dabbled in graphic, pattern, and clothing design throughout commissions and internships since graduating, but her heart lies with environmental illustration because of her love of stories. When she isn't drawing, she can be found either reading, playing video games, eating sweets, or hiking. Back home in Michigan, she has a twin sister, younger brother, and her parents. She misses them, but not the snow. Bree currently lives in Fresno, California with her dog, Bean, who she is obsessed with. Her favorite musical is Grease.

   


2017-leannh.pngLeann Hobbs
Operations Assistant

Leann grew up in Central California and has been involved in theatre for most of her life. Leann is an important fixture for BMD, assisting in operations and facilities management, and casually performing "office mom" duties. She has enjoyed a varied career spanning law enforcement, facilities management, theatre costumer - and most importantly, a mother to five grown children and many wonderful grandkids. Leann is an avid listener of talk radio and reader of several daily newspapers. She studied Art History in college and enjoys visiting museums and exhibitions when traveling with BMD. Leann spends her time away from the office volunteering, participating in a community choir, facilitating bible study and attending local theatre. Leann lives in Fresno with her husband Tom, their three quirky dogs and Napoleon the cat.   

 

  

 


Thomas WeizmannThomas Weizmann
Database Administrator

Tom grew up in upstate New York and spent 15-years as a union stagehand, specializing in network administration in touring theatrical productions prior to moving to California. Tom graduated from PACE and earned a masters degree in computer science from UC Berkeley. At BMD, Tom handles customer order coordination and logistics, and internal database administration. He has enjoyed a career behind-the-scenes in theatre and recently in corporate technology management for the Internal Revenue Service. Tom is a avid bicyclist and loves to be outdoors in the nearby Sierra Nevada mountains. If Tom wasn't our logistics captain at BMD, he would likely still be working in the corpoate setting. Tom's favorite musical is Hello, Dolly! tied closely by La Cage Aux Folles. Tom lives in Clovis, California with his spouse and two dogs Cosette and Belle.   

 

 

 


 Interested in working together? We're always looking for talented and inspired individuals to join our growing team. Send your resume and cover letter to info@bwymedia.com.

Internships. BMD runs three paid internships in Administration, Design, and Technical / Production Management. These internships have been designed to offer individuals exciting and valuable experience within the industry during the early stages of their career. Each internship runs for a period of ten calendar months during which the candidates are treated as full and valued members of the BMD team and given access to mentoring and training opportunities as well as hands on experience. 

Seeking representation for your products or services? Please send a hard copy of your materials, as well as any production history (regional theatre, new work festival, or educational environment) to BMD to:

Laura Facciani
Broadway Media Distribution, Inc
7575 N Del Mar Ave Ste 107
Fresno, CA 93711


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