Photo: Andy Freeberg
STEPHANIE BREITBARD | Founder and Co-Owner
Stephanie Breitbard founded Simon Breitbard Fine Arts in 2007. Prior to working in the art world, Stephanie enjoyed a 7-year career in fashion, working as an apparel buyer for Banana Republic in San Francisco, and 5 years in consumer products brand management with Nestlé Chocolate in Los Angeles. Stephanie received an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1998 and a BS in Economics from the Wharton School of Business in 1992. Stephanie is the co-chair of Private Collections, an event every Spring where San Francisco’s top collectors open their homes to the public to raise funds for the non-profit, Enterprise for High School Students.
EVIE SIMON | Co-Owner
Evie Simon has been with SBFA since 2010. Evie is on the Board of Headlands Center for the Arts and has co-charied their annual auction for three years, is on the Friends of New Art (FONA) committee at the DeYoung Museum, and the Encore Board of the Marin Theatre Company. Her professional background includes work in the non-profit sector as well as illustration. Evie received her BA from the University of Colorado, Boulder.
TINSLEY HUTSON-WILEY | Art Consultant
Tinsley Hutson-Wiley started her interior design firm in 2007 after pursuing a BFA in interior design and art history at the Academy of Art University. As an interior designer, she frequently purchased art for her clients’ residences and enjoyed the process from discovery to installation. Tinsley also has an undergraduate degree in systems engineering and environmental science from the University of Virginia and worked in technical education and sales for several software companies in D.C., New York, London, and San Francisco. She joined SBFA as an art consultant in October 2015. She is a Board Member for the Headlands Center for the Arts. She is also is an active supporter of Kiddo!, the Mill Valley community foundation for arts in public schools, SECA, Raphael House, and SFMOMA.
KIM BROWN | Art Consultant and Gallery Manager - Menlo Park
Kim Brown joined the SBFA team with the opening of the Menlo Park Gallery in 2019. Prior to SBFA, Kim worked in merchandising for 15+ years with innovative retailers such as Design Within Reach, Walmart.com and The RealReal. She graduated from the University of California in Santa Barbara with a BA in Art History and Psychology.
CAROLINE SCOTT LOW | Art Consultant
Caroline received her BA in Art History and studied abroad in Paris, France, and Florence, Italy. She has been a devoted philanthropist, sitting on many boards throughout the years and Chairing annual fundraisers. She has served on the Council of the Asian Art Museum and collaborated on the inception of the Kids and Art Foundation. Her passion for art intersects with her dedication to children's well-being and their ability to thrive in the art experience. Her professional background includes work in marketing and sales, and has been an art consultant since 2016. Caroline currently is on the Board of Trustees of the Monterey Art Museum.
MONIKA PEREZ | Director of Operations
Monika Perez has been with SBFA since 2013, overseeing inventory management and coordinating client services. Originally from Poland, Monika is multi-lingual and has a background in child care management and administration.
JOJO RHEE | Gallery Manager - San Francisco
JoJo Rhee has been with SBFA since 2017, overseeing gallery operations and assisting with inventory management and client services. Prior to joining the gallery, she spent over 10 years as a graphic designer and art director at notable design firms in New York City and San Francisco. JoJo received her BA from Harvard University.
KATHERINE GLASS | Gallery Manager - Menlo Park
Katherine Glass joined the SBFA team in 2021, managing the Menlo Park Gallery and client services in the South Bay. Prior to the gallery, Katherine founded and ran a brand strategy consulting firm helping innovative companies develop their brand story and align their visual and verbal identities. Katherine received her BA in Art History and Visual Arts from Duke University, and her MS in Graphic Design from Pratt Institute.
ERIN SHIPPEY | Accounts
Erin Shippey provides financial and accounting support for all locations of SBFA. Formerly a CPA, she has a BA in Business Economics from UC Santa Barbara and a Masters in Business from USC.