Wallace Hall - Founder / Executive Director
Wallace Hall is the mastermind behind the Live The Dream Tour Foundation. He is the founder and producer of this amazing non-profit organization. Wallace is a music industry professional with a strong entrepreneurial background having provided artist management services and business consultations for a number of recording artists from nearly all genres in the recording industry. Wallace has 15 years experience working in the entertainment business exclusively and is also a voting member of NARAS, The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (The GRAMMYs) He was educated at the University of North Carolina where he garnered two degrees in his fields of study, Psychology and Biology. Wallace says that he pulls from his education in psychology everyday because he has to work with so many different personalities and he enjoys seeing the best that people have to offer by encouraging them to push through and maintain a mind that is goal-oriented and geared in the direction of success.
Wallace uses his expertise and vast experience to coordinate and oversee this Foundation from the selection of recording artists and band members, to the logistics side of venue selection and booking, to transportation and accommodations. He also demonstrates his technical knowledge by coordinating sound, lighting, and stage design.
In addition to Wallace’s expansive wealth of knowledge in the entertainment industry, he wants to use the Live The Dream Tour as a vehicle to bring education, experience, inspiration, motivation, encouragement, creativity and excitement to every person that has the chance to witness this tour. He believes that this tour will be revolutionary and will assist monetarily and through performance by showing the importance of the arts in our schools and in our communities.
Ashley Finnance - Interim Production Coordinator
Info coming soon!
Wendi Vaughn - Special Events / Programs Coordinator
Over 10 years of diversified working experience in education, marketing, and entertainment. Developed strong people management and conflict resolution skills. Creatively communicated messages to stakeholders (students/faculty) and fostered a healthy learning environment even when resources were scarce.
Natural leader able to bring the best performance from my team. Self-motivated and driven. Well-polished organizational, managerial, analytical and interpersonal skills. Love working with people and challenging projects. Great at multitasking. Take direction well and coachable.
Specializes in: Administration, marketing and reputation management, writing, product/service innovations, research, contingency planning. Functional knowledge of Spanish.
Darin Roche - Sponsorship Liaison
A creative, energetic business development professional with an entrepreneurial aptitude and a proven track record in sales, event promotion and management across a range of industries including Entertainment, Financial Services and Communications. Quickly builds trusting and long standing relationships based on active listening, understanding and a desire to provide solutions. Organized, reliable and committed to enhancing operational efficiency and after sale follow-through to deliver quality results and repeat business. Enjoys opportunities to be creative and innovative to solve problems and seize new business. Competent in many software applications and utilizing digital networks to attract, grow and serve new business.
Melissa Bailey - Technology
Melissa B. is an American recording artist, songwriter,and a rising star in the global music scene. Her music is energetic, and international,blending the best of the Gritty Glam Pop,Club, and even that classic live band feeling. While Melissa is a girl geek by day, she's a powerhouse singer and actor,with an undeniable talent for crafting melodic,catchy pop songs.
Marvin Marcell - Musical Director
Marvin Marcell is a jazz and classically trained accomplished pianist, producer, songwriter, and engineer. He is best known for charming audiences with his soulful vibes, hand speed, and producing a unique sound in and out of the studio. Marvin has toured with artists such as Lucky Peterson, Chrisette Michele, Tamela Mann, and Pia Toscano. Currently, Marvin is working with Multi-Grammy Award Winner producer Keith Harris on multiple projects. In the studio, Marvin has also worked with artists such as Estelle, Willie Taylor, Chrisette Michele, and Skate Maloley, while completing arrangements and show tapes for Fifth Harmony, Fergie, and Pia Toscano. Marvin produced Love And Hip-Hop Hollywood’s Willie Taylor’s single, ‘Freak Of The Week.’ Also, Marvin performed on Lucky Peterson’s ‘Live in Marciac 2014’ album. In the midst of creating amazing records for top artists in the industry, and touring the world, Marvin is also working on his first album.
Malynda Hale - Music Artist Liaison
Los Angeles-based singer songwriter, actress, entrepreneur and activist Malynda Hale is a classically trained performer in both vocal performance and musical theatre. Her music has garnered praise from, Rant Hollywood, Cliche Magazine,The Dutch Guy, Blog Critics, Lady Indie, Urban Flux Magazine, The Birmingham Times, and Music Connection Magazine, along with streaming spots on prominent platforms including Pandora, Spotify, iLocal Radio, and BWD Radio. Hale has also received the ASCAP PLUS Award for Independent Artists, City of Chicago’s Independent Artist Grant, the Top Singer/Songwriter Award in the First Annual Independent Artist Network Music Arts Awards and was featured in Forbes Magazine along with Andy Grammer and Soleil Moon Frye for being a social media influencer on Flipagram. In addition to her impressive music resume, Hale has worked on several major and independent film projects. A proud vegan and social justice advocate, Hale is a spokesperson for vegan makeup company Valana Minerals and is the founder of The meTOO! Campaign, which promotes equality for marginalized couples. Malynda spent years as a music teacher for children in Los Angeles through Aimee Art Productions & New York at Stagecoach Performing Arts school and has a deep passion for music education. As Hale continues to navigate the challenges and turns of the entertainment industry, she remains equally committed to her passion and her supporters, realizing that one cannot succeed without the other. Her message of love, acceptance, and faithful dedication continues to inspire those around her.