For Immediate Release

Media Contact: John Cain
Luther Burbank Center for the Arts

Luther Burbank Center for the Arts

Elects New Board Members

Santa Rosa, Calif. April 20, 2023 – Luther Burbank Center for the Arts (LBC) announced it has

elected David Weinstein and Darcy Pecoraro to its Board of Directors. Their placement brings to 20 the number of members on the board of the nonprofit arts center.

Weinstein is Senior Vice President of VANTREO, a local provider of insurance and risk management, where he leads the development of new carrier relationships and further growth for existing ones. Weinstein has more than 20 years of leadership experience and an extensive background in risk management and workers’ compensation. He co-founded CompZone™, founded West Coast Direct Insurance Services, and serves on the agency councils of multiple workers’ compensation carriers. A resident of Forestville, Weinstein has served on the boards of several nonprofits, including a Humboldt County-based coastal conservation organization. He graduated from Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania, and the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS).

Pecoraro is a native Californian business investor with more than 25 years of experience in management, finance, and community volunteerism and advocacy. She launched VIP Petcare with her husband, Ken, in 1995 and served as Director of Tax & Treasury, responsible for compliance, insurance, and risk management. After expanding the company to 32 states and selling the business in 2017, Pecoraro has worked with organizations that advocate and support mental and physical health. A resident of Santa Rosa, she currently serves on the finance committee for Canine Companions, and she coaches boys’ and girls’ junior high school basketball.

“We are happy to welcome David Weinstein and Darcy Pecoraro to the Board of Directors, where their long-time professional leadership, along with their deep commitment to our community and LBC, will be an asset to the Center’s efforts to provide enriching, accessible arts and arts education to more than 500,000 children and adults of the North Bay annually,” said Rick Nowlin, President and CEO.

About Luther Burbank Center for the Arts

A 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, Luther Burbank Center for the Arts is home to world-class performances, nationally recognized education programs, contemporary visual art, and many popular events. The Arts Center is located in the heart of the Sonoma wine country and ranked among California’s top performing arts presenters. Together with its resident companies, the Center presents more than 230 performances in music, dance, theater, renowned speakers, and comedy; provides education programs serving more than 50,000 children and adults; and hosts more than 1,000 community events a year. Owned and operated by the Luther Burbank Memorial Foundation, the Center relies on charitable community donations to achieve its mission – to enrich, educate, and entertain.


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