Meet the Team

Nathaniel Dennison
Founder & E.D.
Nathaniel is founder and Executive Director of Through My Eyes Foundation. As a professional photographer and videographer, he has extensively traveled the world, and calls many communities home. After overcoming homelessness in his teens, it has been his mission to give the same chance to others. This foundation is a direct reflection of that past. By giving an opportunity, to help others change their life. He is currently in the field working with the youth to bring their stories to life.
Joanna Bickham
Community Social Specialist
Joanna assists in the development of relationships with community stakeholders, partnering nonprofits, and program participants; generates content for digital and print media; and works with Nate to facilitate partnerships to benefit the communities we serve. Joanna has a Master's in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and is a talented and passionate community counselor in addition to running her own pet care business since 2010. In her free time she enjoys horseback riding, reading, and spending time with family and friends.
Rachel Graefe
ex officio board member
A professor at Mary Washington. Rachel has a passion and in-depth understanding of numbers and financing. Holding two PhD's, she has constantly overcome struggles to be a better person and teacher.
Stephanie Falcon
Program Coordinator
Eric Lupardi
Eric Lupardi and I enjoy long walks on the beach, pizza pies with my friends, driving while blasting my favorite tunes. I have a background of working in marketing with a specialty in SEO and grassroots campaigns. I am so excited to work with Nate and this amazing team of people. Through My Eyes Foundation can be something that will change the world and I am stoked to be a part of it.
Alex Anderson
Ex Officio Board Member
A philosophy professor at VCU, Alex holds a PhD and a desire to know why things are as they are and how to fix them. With a wealth of knowledge and a passion to follow, he has proven to be a great resource.
Todd Schall-Vess
Board Member

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