Peter A. Mello, Managing Director

Peter joined the WaterFire Providence team in March 2011 to co-lead the organization with Barnaby Evans, founder and executive artistic director. Previously, Peter served as executive director, ceo and board member of the American Sail Training Association (Tall Ships America). In 2006, he founded Sea-Fever Consulting LLC, a management consulting firm focused on strategy, communications and leadership development and launched the Weekly Leader blog and podcast. Prior to that he had a 20 year career in financial services working in New York, Boston, San Francisco and London. Life long mariner, photographer and art fan, he lives in Mattapoisett, MA with his wife Jenny and children Luke (10) and Joy (8).

Senator Whitehouse and Mayor Taveras Light WaterFire for Netroots Nation

By all accounts, last weekend’s WaterFire was a great success. We were fortunate to have two of our State’s leaders to help us out. Thanks Senator Whitehouse and Mayor Taveras for adding your light to the night and helping us show our guests why we think Providence is a great… Read More »Senator Whitehouse and Mayor Taveras Light WaterFire for Netroots Nation

WaterFire Providence presents The Gaspee Project

Happy Gaspee Day!

Happy Gaspee Day! Here’s Barnaby and Lt. Dudingston on the Rhode Show with Will Gilbert yesterday talking about The Gaspee Incident and more. Enjoy! httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UuwJpUSuV34   And Mayor Angel Taveras also made an appearance with Will and Barnaby. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jDlR_bvsJJo   Links: June 9, 2012 WaterFire Schedule of Events and The… Read More »Happy Gaspee Day!

Netroots Nation

Welcome to Providence Netroots Nation!

Welcome Netroots Nation to Providence, RI, the Creative Capital, one of America’s greatest little cities and the home of our nation’s first act of civic activism! Thanks to Mayor Angel Taveras, the City of Providence and our awesome Department of Art, Culture + Tourism and in order to make your experience here… Read More »Welcome to Providence Netroots Nation!

Welcome to the new WaterFire Providence website!

Welcome to the new WaterFire Providence website! While we loved our old website, over the past few years technology has advanced incredibly and we wanted to take advantage of that. So you’ll still find all of the important information that you need to make your WaterFire experience the best it… Read More »Welcome to the new WaterFire Providence website!