Rick Ochocki promotes a culture of philanthropic stewardship as Director of Development of the North Coast Repertory Theatre. He has more than a decade of nonprofit fundraising and management experience, including serving as Director of Development at Veterans Village of San Diego (VVSD), interim Director of Development for the San Diego chapter of the American Lung Association, and as Special Events Manager of the Burn Institute.
Before re-locating to San Diego in 2003, he worked in pharmaceutical and business-to-business sales on the East Coast. Rick was a paramedic with the New York City Emergency Medical Service while he earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Rutgers University. Rick is also a novelist and storyteller and a PRO member of Romance Writers of America.