PHOTOGRAPHER/FOUNDER: Born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, Sean works within the mediums of both photography and film. Using his camera as a passport, Sean delves into worlds that are often overlooked by the common eye.  Feeling a strong compassion for every subject he shoots, he has explored a variety of societies throughout the world with his camera.  In doing so he has donated a number of his images to a range of non-profit based organizations to help further raise awareness about causes he feels passionate about.

CO-FOUNDER:  John Elliott is the buyer and manager for Jack’s on Chestnut as well as a member of the promotion team, Vintage 415. He had the initial idea to do a book on The Tenderloin and is the Co-Founder of The Tenderlion Project.  He was vital in getting the project off of the ground and introducing it to the world.