Dena And Martin LaMar Join Pittsburgh Opera Board Of Directors

By Nicole Kuchta

Pittsburgh Opera has announced that Dena and Martin LaMar have joined its Board of Directors.

Dena LaMar, an alumnus of North Carolina A&T State University and University of Northern Virginia, is the Regional Vice President for the Great Lakes Regions at Advance Auto Parts Inc. She serves on the Boards of Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation, Pittsburgh Ballet Theater, and the Robert Morris University President Circle.

Martin LaMar, an alumnus of Alabama A&M University, University of Washington, and Brenau University, is a Regional Vice President for McCormack Baron Salazar with oversight of a billion dollar real estate portfolio. Described in the press release as “civically conscious,” he serves on the Boards of the Urban League of Pittsburgh and Robert Morris University President Circle and supports The Pittsburgh Promise.

Pittsburgh Opera Board Chair Michele Fabrizi enthusiastically welcomes the two, remarking that “their impressive credentials and track record of excellence, combined with their dedication to serving their community, makes them a true Pittsburgh power couple, and wonderful additions to our Board.”