Irvine Barclay Theatre

Gary Fabian joins Irvine Barclay Theatre Board of Directors

Irvine, CA – July 9, 2019 – Irvine Barclay Theatre is pleased to welcome Gary Fabian to its Board of Directors. Fabian was elected on June 26, 2019.


An accomplished C-level financial executive, Gary Fabian has led the financial success of many organizations through innovative managerial and financial leadership. He is highly skilled at financial analysis, financial reporting, and strategic planning. He is currently the Chief Financial Officer at Realty ONE Group in Laguna Niguel. 


Fabian earned a Bachelor in Business Administration degree from the University of Michigan and began his career in the Bay Area at companies including Arthur Andersen & Co., Capital Management Associates, North American Mortgage Company, and Redwood Credit Union. In 2003, Fabian relocated to Plano, Texas to be the Senior Vice President of Finance for Bank of America Home Loans; and later served in a similar role for MetLife Home Loans in Irving, Texas. He moved to Southern California in 2012 to become Chief Financial Officer at Stearns Lending LLC, and then for First Team Real Estate. Gary Fabian has been CFO at Realty ONE Group since November 2018.


Irvine Barclay Theatre President Jerry Mandel remarked, "We thank Gary for his first year of service as a volunteer on our Finance Committee and are excited that he is deepening his commitment to the success of Irvine Barclay Theatre as one of our directors."


Gary Fabian said, “I’m very excited to join the Board of the Barclay. After many years of enjoying their wonderful performances as an audience member, I am glad that I will now have the opportunity to help contribute to their future success as a Board member as well.”



About Realty ONE Group


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About Irvine Barclay Theatre


Since opening its doors in 1990, Irvine Barclay Theatre has emerged as one of California's most imaginative performing arts showcases. A unique collaborative venture among the City of Irvine, the University of California, Irvine, and the private sector, the theatre has a reputation for wide-ranging programming in the fields of contemporary dance, music, and theater arts. Performances take place in the 750-seat "jewel box" theatre which is renowned for its intimate atmosphere and superb acoustics.

Irvine Barclay Theatre is an independent non-profit organization established as an innovative public-private partnership with the vision of creating a unique performing arts venue. The private sector, the City of Irvine and the University of California, Irvine - combined funding and land to achieve a long-standing mutual goal.

The partners created Irvine Barclay Theatre to showcase top quality artists, to provide a superior facility for local and regional arts groups, and to enhance UCI's educational mission, particularly the programs generated by its School of the Arts. The theatre building is named for Mr. Richard Barclay, an area philanthropist, who provided the leading gift for the theatre's construction. The theatre auditorium is named for Dr. George and Arlene Cheng, also area philanthropists.

Irvine Barclay Theatre has gained a national reputation for its great acoustics, intimate feel, and the high quality of its production facilities. Among artists, it is a venue of choice when performing in southern California.

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