Meet The Team
A native of New York, Chris continues to earn rave reviews internationally for his vocally driven songwriting and passionate live performances. His early career brought him to Los Angeles for a brand new MTV show called "The Cut". He became 1 of only 10 artists to win their way to the finals from a field of 160 competitors and over 10 thousand hopefuls from around the world. Chris went on to win MTV's "Viewers Choice Award" for his performance in the finals. He has received honors across the globe, including winning "Best Male Vocalist" and “Best Overall Performance" at the World Championships of the Performing Arts in Los Angeles, California. Chris has performed in front of hundreds of thousands of people from New York to Hong Kong, done soundtrack work with Director Dennis Dugan (Happy Gilmore, Big Daddy) and continues to maintain a busy global touring schedule. His powerful vocals set him apart from anyone in his genre today. His songwriting serves his voice perfectly, with a blend of power and simplicity. Chris' music is, simply put, honest and emotional. Chris has released more than 8 albums covering styles from Pop to Americana as well as two faith inspired Christian albums. Chris’ recent life has seen him take a path more driven towards family and his Christian faith. His September 2019 independent release One Hallelujah, recorded at Ricky Skaggs place in Hendersonville TN, saw collaboration with some of the finest bluegrass musicians in the country. Chris’ mission is connection through music
Born and raised in Brockport, NY, Carrie spent years working in an administrative capacity at an accounting firm in Los Angeles, CA as well as a major law firm in Rochester, NY. She has utilized those skills in her capacity as manager of Chris Wilson Media and now, One Hallelujah. Since their marriage in 2000 Carrie has served as the support engine for Chris Wilson's career for the last 20 years. Carrie has handled everything from accounting to management, Video and Audio production, photography, graphics and web design. She is really a jack of all trades. Carrie and Chris have 2 beautiful daughters, Gracie and Emilia. Carrie sees the raising of these children as her most important work.
Alex Lyon is a Professor at SUNY Brockport and Chairperson of the Department of Communication. He specializes in leadership and communication in the workplace. In 2016, he published his first book, Case Studies in Courageous Communication. While he loves research and writing, his true calling is teaching. In 2016, he received SUNY’s Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching. For almost 20 years, Alex has also done consulting and professional speaking work for organizations such as Google, Nike, and the Center for Homeland Defense and Security. More recently, he started a successful and growing Youtube channel, Communication Coach. While he loves his work, at his core, Alex is a Christian and a family man. He is married and has a wonderful young son.
Jerry spent his twenties traveling throughout the Eastern and Southern states and Canada with rock band Pearl. He spent the next five years as a talent agent for Rochester Talent Unlimited where he established road tours for local bands. He produced the TV show Beyond the Lyric with Debbie Randyn that featured local and national songwriters. Jerry is a songwriter with a Top Album Pick from Billboard Magazine (For Pearl’s first LP release), has established the Lake Shore Coffee House Series and Fandango at The Tango, a weekly concert series featuring local and national songwriters. Jerry is a member of the Board of directors for the Rochester Music Hall of Fame.
Advisory Board Chair
Mark K. Anthony, born and raised in Rochester NY, is the eldest son of a close family dedicated to service in the funeral profession.
Mark has served his community for many years both professionally and through coaching and mentoring. Over the years, he has encouraged, and continues to encourage, others to be the best that they can be.
An intuitive personality since an early age, Mark brings a spirited and unique look into the lives of those he serves.
Mark is the author of the book
Living and Dying, Finding Love And Hope In The Journey Of Loss