Michael Sackett is the heart of INSPIRE. He is the owner of INSPIRE Entertainment and CEO of INSPIRE Music Service Hope, a Performing Arts Studio and Nonprofit based in Gilbert, AZ. He loves educating youth about the benefits of music and the arts in their lives. He hopes his efforts will provide the opportunity for many people to be touched by the power of music and the performing arts, both as performers and supportive audience members. Michael is married to the love of his life Shellie! In his spare time, Michael likes to read, travel, play soccer, and spend time with his six cute kids!
Kameron has been a corporate event planner for the past 10 years, specializing in large-scale conventions and auctions. Prior to that, she taught voice and piano lessons for 15 years. Kameron also works as the assistant to Rob Gardner for both Spire Music and Cinematic Pop and enjoys being involved with music as much as possible. Now that her three children are teenagers, she hopes to be able to take advantage of some of the perks her husband has access to as a pilot for JetBlue and see more of the world!
Signature Event Coordinator
Kylee Shields is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and the Life Skills Director at Telos U, a residential treatment program in Orem for young adults. Throughout her career she has worked closely with adolescents in the areas of trauma, substance use, depression, anxiety, oppositional defiance, bereavement, processing disorders, process addictions, and more. She draws from her prior experience working at youth camps, residential treatment settings, a therapeutic boarding school, and wilderness therapy (ANASAZI). Kylee is a published author, co-founder of INSPIRE Music Service Hope, Music Director of the Utah chapter of the INSPIRE Chorus, and a world traveler. Kylee enjoys writing, playing her piano (Ella Mae), singing, spending time with friends, nieces and nephews, and being outdoors.
Eric is grateful for music and feels blessed to have been surrounded by it his entire life. Some highlights of Eric’s performing career include singing in BYU’s Vocal Point and Young Ambassador’s along with different groups across Utah Valley. Eric has played piano for 20 years and has taught and directed INSPIRE Entertainment’s Vocal Performance Company for 5 years. In his spare time, Eric enjoys playing with his kids, being active, and going on adventures!
Melodie Durfee is the President and Chief Operating Officer of Legacy Global Charities. She consults with family offices and foundations across the nation and internationally, advising on administration, finance, risk management, controls, planned giving, alternative assets, and international transactions and activity.
Over the years, Ms. Durfee has mediated resolutions for organizations, families, and individuals in solving tax, bankruptcy, legal actions, planned giving, and ethical trust violations.
She has solved complicated tax problems for donors and charities and provided education on the valuation, acceptance, and investment of non-cash and alternative assets for organizations and families.
Nanci Wudel is the owner of Nanci’s Frozen Yogurt, a manufacturer and international wholesaler of soft-serve mixes including Frozen Yogurt.
Nanci has a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications, as well as vast experience running advertising agencies and promotional campaigns. Her expertise in customer service has resulted in consulting requests from numerous businesses and organizations. Her service on the board of directors for several corporations gives her a unique ability to foresee customer needs, as well as address employee training issues and strategic planning.