Adrian Rivas

Adrian Rivas
Board of Directors
and Visual Instructor

ADRIAN RIVAS has been a part of the Southern California marching band scene for over 25 years. He is a proud Charter Member of Pacific Crest Drum and Bugle Corps, performing with PC for five years (and serving as drum major for the last two). He also performed with the UCLA Bruin Marching Band (three serving as drum major), the UCLA Symphonic Band, and as a member of the Blue Knights Drum and Bugle Corps from Denver, CO (1995, 1996).

Adrian began his instructional career as a marching instructor at his alma mater Diamond Bar High School, and has had the privilege of serving as a visual instructor, drill writer, or student leadership coach with numerous high schools in the area, including Walnut, Brea-Olinda, Glen A. Wilson, South Hills, Los Altos, and Santa Monica.

Adrian currently works for The Walt Disney Company as a Senior Manager, Program Management in the Enterprise Technology group. Adrian is responsible for management of business operations, reporting, executive communications and portfolio management programs that support the delivery of information technology products and services to employees and businesses at Disney.

Adrian was elected to the PCYAO Board of Directors in 2014.

Adrian received a B.A. in Political Science (International Relations) from UCLA. He lives with his wife, Stacy, in Valley Village, California, and is an active triathlete since 2009 with a Half Ironman under his belt.

Adrian has served as an instructor or consultant with PCYAO since 1998.