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About OPEN-Bees

OPEN-Bees provides support, information, advocacy and a positive teamwork approach to families of exceptional children (both gifted and those with disabilities) in navigating the complex educational and social landscape of school and extra-curricular activities to ensure their unique needs are met.

Our Team

Christy Mattey

Founder and Executive Director

My name is Christy Mattey and I am a local (Medina) parent of two children with a comorbidity of learning differences. I am the Founder and Executive Director of OPEN-Bees.


Tom Mattey

Vice President

I am Tom Mattey, a seasoned marketing and creative professional with 30 years of experience in driving results-oriented solutions and dynamic designs. I am a proven leader, demonstrating strong initiative with the ability to motivate others.


Tammy Amos


My current position with OPEN-Bees is Secretary. I am also a Paralegal at a Cleveland law firm and have been working with the same Attorney in family law for the last 26 years. In addition, I have been a Notary Public in the State of Ohio for over 20 years.