Executive Director Rick Schiller and the Board of Directors of Angelina Arts Alliance announce the appointment of Tracy Pinkerton to the newly-created position of Managing Director of the organization. Tracy is starting her fourth year with the Arts Alliance, having joined the organization in September, 2009 as Associate Director.
Born and raised in Orange County California, Tracy has been involved with the arts since the age of four. Her love of theatre and music led her to perform with several civic light opera companies and study at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute. After a twelve-year career in the corporate world with The Marriott Corporation and Nabisco, she graduated from the UCLA School of Film, Television, Radio and Multi-Media. Tracy spent the next ten years at the Trinity Broadcasting Network as a producer and at two large video production companies as a production manager.
Tracy and her husband, Troy, moved to Lufkin in 2006, where she began TinselTown Advertising.
Tracy is a recent graduate of the Leadership Lufkin Class of 2011–12.
Says Executive Director Rick Schiller, “Tracy has earned this position through her energy and dedication to the Arts Alliance. The Board and I are delighted to welcome her to the management team”.
Tracy responds, “I am excited to take a leadership role with such an outstanding organization and look forward to working with Rick and the Board towards its continuing success”.