Producer and Executive Director
Mario Costabile is a founding member and the executive director of Array of Hope. He’s been married to his wife Susan since 1984, and they have been blessed with 5 beautiful children and 3 grandchildren.
Mario has been a successful music and film producer for over 40 years. He has produced content for film, television, and the recording business. Among the notable organizations he has done work for are MTV, VH1, FuseH, Discovery Channel, the SYFY Channel, Off-Broadway productions, Yamaha Music, Sony Music, Def Jam Records, and Universal Music. Mario has also created and produced many programs that regularly air on Catholic radio and television networks such as EWTN, The Catholic Television Network, The Catholic Faith Network, Salt and Light Media, Shalom World TV, and the NET. In the past few years, Mario produced a television series called “Fatima Gems” which is part of the online streaming service FORMED.
In 2009 Mario musically produced two hit singles on Christian Radio, “I Need An Angel” and “Alone Time” for the band Sacred Road. Currently, Mario is working on new music in 2021 to be released through Array Of Hope.
Mario has received many Film awards for his productions. One such award received is a Telly Award for the documentary he produced on the making of the motion picture film by Roadside Attractions called “Gimme Shelter” which starred James Earl Jones, Vanesa Hudgens and Brendan Frazer. His most recent award is a film specifically addressing the pandemic called “A Message of Hope”.
In 2020 Mario was awarded the Legatus “Bowie Kuhn Special Award” for evangelization. An award which recognizes an individual who has exhibited significant efforts to spread the good news of Jesus Christ among His Peers.
Mario is committed to utilizing his talents to do God’s will in the development of Array of Hope and its vision to unite families and help them grow closer to God.