SANTA BARBARA—Santa Barbara Maritime Museum recently announced John Brinker will be joining the museum’s Board of Directors. SBMM said Brinker has a long and distinguished history of volunteer involvement in the Santa Barbara community, and the Museum’s staff and directors are looking forward to working with him in his new capacity.
Brinker has experience in business, banking, investment management, new business development, and finance. He has over 40 years of experience in banking as a vice president with PNC Financial in Pennsylvania and Santa Barbara Bank & Trust, Pacific Capital Bancorp, Union Bank and Bernzott Capital Advisors in California.
Brinker also served as the Chairman and Past President of the Los Padres Council of the Boy Scouts of America and as President of both the Santa Barbara Club and the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden. Over the years, he has also worked with the Santa Barbara Museum of National History, the Committee of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, Laguna Blanca School, and the Channel Islands Naturalist Corps.