for KING & COUNTRY is one of the music industry’s most respected and decorated duos. Brothers Joel and Luke Smallbone have won four GRAMMY Awards, seven GMA Dove Awards, a Billboard Music Award, 13 K-LOVE Fan Awards, and their eight No. 1 songs have produced an astonishing accumulation of over one billion on-demand streams.
The RIAA Platinum-selling act’s live show has been hailed as a must-see concert event that continues to wow sold-out crowds whether in the U.S.A, Australia, Germany, Netherlands, or New Zealand. for KING & COUNTRY’S most recent album, the RIAA Gold certified Burn The Ships debuted in the Top 10 of the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart and has since propelled the duo to five consecutive No. 1 songs including “joy.,” “TOGETHER (feat. Kirk Franklin & Tori Kelly),” and the 11-week platinum smash “God Only Knows.”
The global hitmakers have collaborated with a diverse list of artists including the legendary Dolly Parton, NEEDTOBREATHE, and Timbaland, amongst others. Joel and Luke Smallbone are committed to numerous philanthropic efforts focused on human trafficking, children in need, as well as numerous programs in support of the arts.
Sarah Hasselbeck grew up in Connecticut and was an All-American Division I Field Hockey athlete at Boston College. She graduated summa cum laude with a BS degree in accounting and continued on to earn her CPA. She worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Boston for three years following college.
Sarah married her college sweetheart and moved to Green Bay, WI. Her husband, Matthew, was a ProBowl quarterback in the NFL for 18 years which invested them into many different teams and communities. Matthew played for the Packers, Seahawks, Titans and Colts.
In 2016, the Hasselbecks moved back to Boston so Matthew could be close to ESPN where he works as an NFL analyst and where they raise their three children, Annabelle, Mallory and Henry. Sarah happily spends most of her time cheering on her children on the lacrosse and football fields.
Sarah is an active board member of Medical Teams International based in Portland, OR. Her heart is dedicated to MTI’s amazing work of daring to love like Jesus as they bring medical care to people devastated by crisis and disasters around the world. Sarah also serves as a family advisor to the Football Players Health Study at Harvard University. Matthew and Sarah work together on the board of Pro Athletes Outreach which is a pro to pro ministry serving the NFL, MLB and NHL. They also champion the work of International Justice Mission, the Danita’s Children home in Ouanaminthe, Haiti and are members of the Well with Charity: water. In her free time Sarah loves to run, read and enjoy time with her family and friends.
After a full-time career in product development, branding, and retail forecasting, Carla shifted her focus and began to share her expertise with the non-profit sector.
She joined the Anchor Board to focus on the branding and marketing side and is looking forward to continuing to expand The Anchor’s reach across the country, bringing its unique format and message of hope and encouragement to more women nationwide.
Carla lives in beautiful Washington state and is currently an empty nester. She launched her interiors business during COVID to help others make their homes their favorite place to be!