Strategic Expansion: Envision Leadership Gains New Expert, Recognizes Seasoned Executive

Strategic Expansion: Envision Leadership Gains New Expert, Recognizes Seasoned Executive

By Holly Herring • Nov 07, 2023

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WICHITA, KAN. [Nov. 7, 2023] – Envision, a leading non-profit organization dedicated to serving and employing individuals who are blind or visually impaired (BVI), is proud to announce the appointment of Patrick Tuttle as the new Senior Vice President of Operations and New Product Development. Tuttle brings a wealth of experience and a strong commitment to Envision's mission, positioning the company for growth.
With over 20 years of experience in operations and product development, Tuttle is well-versed in driving innovation and efficiency in diverse industries. Tuttle was most recently the Chief Operating Officer at Delta Dental and is the former CEO of ADR Inc. He has served on many nonprofits' boards including Mark Arts, Exploration Place, The Independent School, Wichita Aero Club and more. Tuttle's connection with Envision isn’t new; he and his wife have been supporters of Envision for many years.
On joining Envision, Tuttle shares his vision, "It's an honor to be joining Envision as an employee, and I look forward to working with the talented team to drive innovation, expand our reach, and ensure that we continue to provide top-notch services and products to those who need them most.”

In his new role, Tuttle will oversee Envision's operations and product development efforts, focusing on creating cutting-edge solutions to empower people who are blind or visually impaired to lead independent and fulfilling lives. He will work closely with Envision's leadership team to enhance existing programs and develop new initiatives that improve accessibility, independence and opportunities for individuals with visual impairments.
"Patrick Tuttle has a unique blend of leadership, vision, and a passion for our mission," said Michael Monteferrante, President and CEO of Envision. "We are thrilled to welcome him to our team, and we look forward to growing as an organization and achieving even greater success in our efforts to empower individuals who are blind or visually impaired."
In addition to Tuttle joining the Envision team, longtime leader Buddy Sell has been promoted to the role of Executive Vice President of Government Channels and Chief Revenue Officer. Sell's dedication and exceptional leadership have played a crucial role in the organization's success, and his promotion will further strengthen Envision's position in advocating for people who are BVI at all levels of government. 

“In this new role, my commitment to advocating for the blind and visually impaired community not only continues but intensifies,” said Buddy Sell, Executive Vice President of Government Channels and Chief Revenue Officer, Envision. “Our mission at Envision is to bridge gaps, open doors, and ensure that every voice is heard and valued."

Envision, headquartered in Wichita, Kan., provides opportunities to build skills, confidence and independence through programs, rehabilitation, groundbreaking research and child development for people who are blind or visually impaired. 100% of donations directly fund core services and programs at Envision. Learn more at
About Envision: Envision promotes advocacy and independence for those who are blind or have low vision. Founded in 1933, Envision is one of the largest employers of individuals with vision loss in the nation. Headquartered in Wichita, Kan., Envision’s mission is to improve the quality of life and provide inspiration and opportunity for people who are blind or visually impaired through employment, outreach, rehabilitation, education and research. For more information, visit
Media Contact: Holly Herring, Marketing Manager, Envision, Inc.
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A headshot of Patrick Tuttle.
A headshot of Buddy Sell.