Pedro Pablo Celedón
During the next two years, while the Wallace Desert Garden's entire collection is moved to the Boyce Thompson Arboretum, we’ll be producing a documentary film following the 70-mile journey of 6,000 plants and trees to the new Wallace Garden at BTA.
Executive Director, BTA
Lee S. Brownson
Executive Director, WDG
Founder, Barefoot Productions
Sohmer has led a major botanical research institute, managed the Conservation of Biological Diversity Program for U.S. Agency for International Development, taught at the university level, chaired the botanical department of a renowned museum, and raised more than $150 million for the organizations with which he has been associated.
Celedón has extensive experience with a broad range of film and television projects. He has written, produced, and directed more than 30 documentaries, television specials, and pilot programs for such clients as KCET- Channel 28 (PBS), LACMA, Nelson-Atkins Museum, The Colburn School, The J. Paul Getty Trust, Bill Viola Studios, The City of Los Angeles,
Brownson is a plant lover with a vast experience in marketing and business strategies. A former investment advisor, for over two decades he was a stock and security broker for both retail and institutional clients.