Professional Profile – Wes Hartley

With over 30 years of church media experience, I still have a deep passion for helping the local church use technology to communicate the love of Jesus Christ. Much of my job is training and equipping volunteers and staff to serve the church through media technology.


Media Pastor, Lake Pointe Church, Rockwall, TX — 2000 – Present

Responsible for all audio, lighting, video, staging, and production for 9 campuses. Lead a team of 23 employees and over 400 volunteers.

Principal, Crosswind Media, LLC. — 2009 – Present

Freelance video production and church media consulting.

Tech. Services Leader, Prestonwood Baptist Church, Plano, TX — 1994 – 2000

Responsible for multiple technical aspects of the church. Tasks included audio, video, lighting, IMAG, and room set-ups.

Media Assistant, Second Baptist Church, Springfield, MO — 1993 – 1994

Responsible for video editing and weekend production.

Media Volunteer Second Baptist Church, Springfield, MO — 1986 – 1993

Camera operator, broadcast audio operator, video director, video switcher, lighting.

Media Volunteer High Street Baptist Church, Springfield, MO — 1984 – 1986

Camera operator, video switcher, video director.


Southwest Baptist University — B.S. Telecommunications, 1993

Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary — 12 hrs

Regent University — M.A. Communications – Strategic Communications, 2016

Regent University — Ph.D. –  Communications, Expected Completion: 2020


DSLR cameras, 4K video, live video directing, live production, audio production, lighting, and staging. Leadership and development of large staff and volunteer teams.

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