Tess Cacciatore

Tess is the founder and CEO of G.W.E.N. (Global Women's Empowerment Network). This is a multi-platform network providing entertainment and educational content through online and physical distribution of films, series, books and music. Throughout her career she has participated in many charities and projects to help causes including women, children, global and domestic. She is involved in initiatives with The United Nations as well as We Are One Concerts.

Rodney Allen Rippey

He won the hearts of America as a child in iconic Jack in The Box commercials. He then appeared in TV shows and movies including Mel Brooks' comedy Blazing Saddles, The Tonight Show and many more. Rodney earned the distinction of being the youngest singing artist to hit the US Billboard charts, as his release at the tender age of 5 hit the Bubbling Under chart. He has performed and appeared consistently throughout his career, crediting his loving and supportive family for his stability and focus.


Diana Kelly

Diana has enjoyed a successful career as an entertainment publicist and connector since 1985. She has worked closely with top movie, television and music executives and companies to help get projects made. She has been instrumental in bringing together many people who share the goal of lifting and educating a generation of young people with the powerful message of We Are One. 

Michael Lesnick

Michael brings a wealth of experience in business and hands on work in business and charity. A successful veteran of the healthcare industry he has been influential in cause driven work since his days with john Denver's foundation. Michael has supported our efforts in live performances on the East coast as well as in the studio and in planning for upcoming tours.

Laura Angelini

Laura has been a professional singer and vocal teacher for many years. She debuted her U.S. Billboard Chart success in 2019 with her medley of Share That Love and a remake of the classic What The World Needs Now Is Love.  Her efforts in programs for the Orange County School District have touched the lives of hundreds with music. She has been actively involved in live and recorded performances of We Are One in Washington DC and New York. 

Marvin Gaye III

Marvin grew up around music at the highest level, from his iconic father who shared his name to the Motown family, Barry Gordy to Smokey Robinson, and with a truly blessed and talented line of music genius. Marvin added his voice to We Are One and this brought the spirit of lifting up others with music and a heart for helping others.  We Are One concerts is proud to include the help and spirit from Marvin to our efforts.

Our Advisory Board


changing the world through music

Latisha Longoria

Latisha has produced, directed and served as creative director for many music videos, live shows and photo shoots. She is known in the beauty industry for her work as a top hair stylist for celebrities and others. She designed and built Votre Salon in Arcadia, California, which became an iconic haven for top hair and makeup. It was there that she created an impressive line of hair and beauty products called Terra D'Or.  She has had a long history of concert performances with LIFT, and now with We Are One Concerts.

David Longoria

David is a recording Artist and Music Producer. His work has contributed to many worldwide awards including Grammys, Latin Grammys, HMMAs and more.  He has actively brought music artists to kids at schools for more than 14 years with a message of encouragement and support to remind them to stay focused and strive to achieve. Now with the powerful message of We Are One, he is leading our team to bring about real change in the minds and spirits of a young generation across America. Because of this, David and the team believe the message of hope and unity is being delivered now where it is so needed.  

Rodney Allen Rippey

He won the hearts of America as a child in iconic Jack in The Box commercials. He then appeared in TV shows and movies including Mel Brooks' comedy Blazing Saddles, The Tonight Show and many more. Rodney earned the distinction of being the youngest singing artist to hit the US Billboard charts, as his release at the tender age of 5 hit the Bubbling Under chart. He has performed and appeared consistently throughout his career, crediting his loving and supportive family for his stability and focus.