Pacific Crest is one of North America’s most-respected performing arts organizations. Our drum and bugle corps, educational programs, and outreach serve more than 5,000 students each year.
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STUART POMPEL was a founding instructor of Pacific Crest in 1993, served as its Executive Director from 1996 - 2018, and its CEO since 2019. During his tenure, he has led the growth of the organization from a small performing group to a nationally recognized arts education organization.
Stuart holds a BA in Social Sciences and a teaching credential from Chapman University in Orange, California. He lives in Placentia, California, with his wife Ann, and two daughters, Maya and Tahlia.