About Us

Our Vision

We strive to eliminate the need for gatekeepers by amplifying authentic artistic voices.
 

Our Mission

Indigo Mountain Media is an independent media company dedicated to promoting underrepresented artists through music, livestreams, podcasts, and film.  Publishing and production services will be offered soon.
 

Core Values 

Creativity “We celebrate imagination”  

We celebrate imagination and original ideas in the production and presentation of artistic work.

Freedom “We clear the path”  

Everyone deserves to have a voice and the freedom to share their gifts.  We’re committed to clearing the path to success for artists by eliminating the need for outdated gatekeepers in the industry.

Respect “We respect everyone”  

We treat everyone respectfully regardless of their skills, qualities, achievements, age, gender, gender identity, race, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, and physical and mental abilities.

Advocacy “We respect human rights”  

We publicly support any idea, cause, or policy that protects equal human rights and eradicates sexual abuse, exploitation, and violence.

About us

 Indigo Mountain Media is an innovative media company that is both a (WOSB) women-owned small business and a (MOB) minority-owned business dedicated to advocating for artistic and human rights while striving to eradicate the propaganda, manipulation, disinformation, and hyper-sexualization prevalent in all forms of media.
The founding members of our company were all raised underneath the majestic indigo Organ Mountains of Las Cruces, New Mexico.  We advocate for survivors of trauma, particularly of sexual abuse, exploitation and violence.  With respect and equity, we spotlight groundbreaking artists in music, livestreams, publishing, and production to amplify authentic human voices throughout the world.
 

Our Leadership Team

Chief Operating Officer 

Filmmaker & Line Producer 

Chief Marketing Office

Sandra Montes-Christensen:  Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder

The name “Sandra” means defender of mankind, and Sandra has lived up to her name by spending over 30 years defending those who normally don’t have a voice. Whether as a foster parent, room mom, church volunteer, animal rescuer, or “Save the Children” advocate, she strives for excellence as she works tirelessly to protect the vulnerable, Many places are better because of her leadership, organization, and coordination skills including Moms in Prayer International, Horizon High Choir, Phoenix Children’s Chorus, Arizona Women of Action, Phoenix Dream Center, Reigning Grace Ranch, UC Davis California Raptor Center, Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, as well as many schools and churches. Sandra previously worked in Information Technology fortune 500 companies such as Honeywell and Perot Systems. She was a practice manager for Alta Vista Veterinary Hospital before leaving to focus on family and community service. Sandra has a bachelor’s degree in business computer systems at New Mexico State University and has also studied information technology and veterinary medicine. Sandra loves music and film and will often respond to her son’s questions with song lyrics and movie quotes dating back to the 1960s.

Vannessa Bonilla: Filmmaker and Line Producer

Vannessa has been in the film industry for over 10 years delivering impactful high-quality messages through the film medium. Throughout her career, she has worked across the west coast on over 100 films and projects . Most recently she has launched a global media network to raise awareness of the foster care system. She has also launched a 3-green-screen, multi-million-dollar studio  out of Las Vegas. Vannessa received a bachelor’s degree in digital filmmaking and video production and a master’s in entertainment law. She has spent the last five years as a professor teaching youth media art and judge’s festivals. When she’s not busy encouraging the next generation through film, she spends time with her baby daughter, Vaniya.

Renae Duran-LeFebre:  Chief Marketing Officer & Co-Founder

Renae brings both a background in finance and marketing to the Indigo Mountain Media team. With over a decade of extensive business leadership in marketing live events in the entertainment and sports industries, she has the best-in-class operational expertise.  Renae was recently recognized by the CEO of Professional Bull Riders for her countless accomplishments and outstanding work ethic in an ever changing, face-paced environment. She earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration from New Mexico State University. Renae is passionate about music and entertainment and loves every John Mayer song ever written.

Coy Christensen:  Founding member & Contributor

Coy is a recognized leader in the financial payments industry with over 23 years of experience in both start-up and established companies.  He has successfully launched multiple innovative products now used worldwide in order to secure and protect merchants in processing global financial transactions.  He is  sought after for legal advice for international payment solutions.  With a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineer and an Associate in mathematics from New Mexico State University, Coy has worked as a VP and C-suite exec from California startups to Fortune 100 multinational companies.  Living all over the world, Coy has moved more times the number of years he’s been alive.

Heather Ruth Pack:  Editor in Chief & Co-Founder

Heather began her writing career at the age of seven with her first journal. She’s been writing short stories, essays, books, and speeches ever since.  Her love for the written word has established her career as a published author, freelance writer and editor, and video script writer. She received her Master of Public Administration and a Bachelor of Science both at Brigham Young University where she is currently a member of the adjunct faculty teaching business communications. 

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