The Butterfly Project Staff


Cheryl Rattner Price,
Co-Founder and Executive Director

Cheryl HeadshotCheryl Rattner Price has over 30 years experience in ceramics, sculpture and architectural design, creating public art that brings communities together for a cause. In addition to her work as Co-Founder and Executive Director of The Butterfly Project, she has been a pioneer for San Diego’s Anti Defamation League (ADL) Holocaust Education Conferences, particularly developing Holocaust survivor relationships with educators and students. Passionate about art, education and tolerance, board memberships include The Agency for Jewish Education and San Diego Center for Jewish Culture (JCC/CJC). Her role has expanded globally, coaching educators and artists to create impact and meaning through the effective use of The Butterfly Project for people of all faiths. Read more about Cheryl Rattner Price

Christine Tomasello,
Director of Operations

Untitled 2Christine is a writer, coach, and small business consultant who received her Bachelor’s of Fine Arts from UC Irvine and her Master’s in Counseling from CSU Fullerton. In 2013, Christine began consulting with local San Diego entrepreneurs and small businesses, helping them design and implement operational systems to support their growing business. Christine has been with The Butterfly Project for over four years and has helped the organization shape its strategy and operational foundation. Read more about Christine Tomasello

Maxime Keyson,
Communications & Development

Maxime has over 7 years of experience in event planning and nonprofit management. Maxime began her career in New York City as a venue and catering manager for several event companies across Manhattan and Westchester. In 2016, Maxime moved to San Diego and found a love for nonprofit management and consulting. Passionate about arts, education and inclusion, board memberships include Autism Speaks Walk Committee, Shabbat San Diego Planning Committee, and Friendship Circle SD Board of Directors.