Jeff & Gail Wall

Owners

My wife Gail and I are the founders of The Lighthouse Events.
We both were raised in California with families who love the Lord.

I met Gail after I finished commercial fishing in Alaska and she completed playing volleyball at the University of Washington. We met through our church singles group and married in 1994. After my years in Alaska I was offered a job in Christian radio. For 20 years I helped make radio networks grow with stops at Family Radio, Calvary Chapel, K-LOVE, Air1 Radio and many others. In 2007 we felt the Lord calling us to Maine to be a part of a local ministry, So in the summer of 2007 we loaded up our car and moved our family across country. We have three children, Jessica (16), Rachel (11) and Cody (9).

One year later our job plans had changed and we found ourselves wondering why God had brought us to Maine. It was August 2008 about 2am when we both decided we should start The Lighthouse Events. And so with a flick of a switch, The Lighthouse Events had begun. Our first show was in late September 2008 with artist Laura Story, and thus began our great adventure.

Since the start we have developed great friends all over the Northeast and Eastern Canada. We have had the opportunity to visit over 1,000 churches to share what we are doing. In a year and half we have facilitated more than 350 concerts. We have had the opportunity to bring such Christian Musicians as Matthew West, Bebo Norman, Natalie Grant, John Waller, MercyMe and many, many more in concert to Maine, New Brunswick, New Hampshire and Massachusetts. We are looking forward to seeing how God is going to use TLE. Our hopes are that people will be encouraged, people will use our events to reach out to family, friends, neighbors and co-workers, and people will be drawn to Christ.

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Rick & Mai Provost

Managers of Strategic Partnerships

Rick and Mai Provost have been married for two years in a Christ-centered Marriage and are active members of Christian Hill Community Church, West Warwick, R.I. They are focused on growing Gods Kingdom through the power of Music Ministry specifically by creating Ministry and Business partners in order to showcase these great partners at The Lighthouse Events Contemporary Christian Concerts. Rick also owns and operates Rock Productions with Mai’s support, in order to co-promote Christian Concerts in conjunction with The Lighthouse Events in Southern New England. Rick and Mai reside in Warwick, R.I. and Rick has two daughters; Cinzia 16 and Alessia 11 that Mai is lovingly assisting as step-parent.

Rick has almost 30 years business experience in brand building, marketing/promotions, event management / promotion and Sponsoring Partnership activation. From 2010-2015 Rick helped create the CES MMA brand and grow the CES Boxing brand as these companies reached the number 1 status of Combat Sports Promotion in New England! During his tenure with CES, Rick served as the Brand Building and Partnership activation director creating high six figures in overall sponsoring partnerships. From 1998 until 2010 Rick traveled the world on the PGA TOUR creating Sponsoring partnerships, producing and consulting on television shows, commercials and infomercials as well as coaching and representing the top golfers in the world. From 1987-2004 Rick created and built a chain of health clubs in Rhode Island; Suburban Fitness Center and started the FIRST Professional Personal Training company ever in Rhode Island!

Mai is the Executive Administrative assistant to The Director of The Gaming and Combat Sports Commission for the Mashantucket Pequot tribe at Foxwoods and oversees the Fighter medical clearances for World Championship Boxing and MMA at Foxwoods. Rick and Mai share their love for the Lord, Family and trips to Rhode Island Beaches as well as their female Boxer Dog aptly named-Adrian from their joint experience in the sport of Boxing.

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Michael & Laurie Poor

Production Managers

Michael and Laurie Poor were both brought up in the Foursquare Church Michael in Illinois, Laurie in Maine. The met at LIFE Bible College East in Christiansburg ,VA. They have been married for almost 25 years they have 3 adult children and one granddaughter. They have been working with The Lighthouse Events since 2009 working at concerts in Maine, Massachusetts and New Jersey. Michael is a graduate of Central Bible College with a BA in Pastoral Studies and is a Correctional Officer at the Maine State Prison. Laurie is an office assistant for the State of Maine Public Health Nursing.

Pete Maraday

Logistics Manager

Pete is originally from New Windsor, New York. He now lives in Montgomery, New York with his wife Barbara of 23 years. They have 3 children and have been members of Bread of Life Assembly of God Church in Bullville, New York for 15 years where they have participated in a variety of ministries during that time.

Pete retired from the U.S. Air Force in January of 2006 after 24 years of service where he worked as an Aircraft Data Systems Analyst, Database Manager and Logistics Manager. For the past 11 years he has been employed with the Point of Sale Software Company, Aptos, where he’s worked in Solutions Implementation and as a Technical Support Analyst.

Pete’s been involved with The Lighthouse Events since January 2015. He was immediately drawn to the ministry after becoming familiar with it and seeing the impact it’s having in the Northeast and beyond for Jesus Christ. After having the opportunity to experience Lighthouse concerts, assisting the ministry became a clear calling and an obvious next step. He and Barbara also volunteer with Faith House Ministries in New York’s Mid-Hudson Valley.  “Working with Lighthouse has been an incredible blessing and I look forward to seeing how God will continue to use this ministry in the future.”

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