Date(s) - Wednesday, March 18, 2015
St. Rose Business Center
Come to the club meeting this week and learn about things that are happening at the Wells Fargo Center for the Arts. Founded in 1981, the non-profit Wells Fargo Center for the Arts is the North Bay’s premier Arts Center presenting world-class performances, nationally recognized education programs, contemporary visual arts, and many popular community events.
Richard Nowlin, Executive Director will be doing the presentation.
Richard Nowlin, Executive Director, joined the Wells Fargo Center for the Arts in April 2007. He is responsible for overseeing all functions of the organization, including Fund Development, Programming, Finance, Human Resources, Administration, Facility Operations, Events, Marketing and Communications, and long-range Strategic Planning. Mr. Nowlin leads a staff of 41 full time and 21 part time employees. With more than 100 world-class performances each year, nationally recognized education programs, and extensive facility based services, the Center serves nearly 500,000 visitors annually and ranks among California’s top performing arts presenters.
Prior to the Wells Fargo Center, Rick served as President and CEO of New York’s Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) from 1996 to 2007. Between 1987 and 1996 he held marketing positions with the RPO, the Louisville Orchestra (KY), the Lexington Philharmonic (KY), and the Kentucky Shakespeare Festival.
A native of the Louisville, Kentucky area, Rick earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Speech and Theatre from Indiana University Southeast.