Frederick J. Stellato, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., has been elected Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees for ArtsQuest. He is past Chairman of the Performing Arts Board and currently serves on the organization’s Strategic Planning Committee and as Chairman of its Governance Committee.
“Having been born and raised in Bethlehem, ArtsQuest is near and dear to my heart. ArtsQuest not only helps provide greater access to the arts for all, but it has been an economic driver for the City of Bethlehem and the Lehigh Valley. ArtsQuest is unique, and as a nonprofit, it excels on every level. Having been involved with this fine organization for almost twenty years now, I am very proud of my election to this position and I look forward to providing leadership to ArtsQuest for years to come.” said Stellato.
ArtsQuest provides access to art, culture, and educational programs and experiences throughout the Lehigh Valley to improve the economic development of its urban communities. The nonprofit organization offers presentations of performing and visual arts, film, arts education classes and outreach, youth programming, and cultural events.
About Fred Stellato
Stellato is a trial attorney who handles many types of civil and commercial litigation. He has tried approximately 80 cases to verdict, both jury and non-jury, in the areas of products liability, general liability, and professional liability, as well as commercial disputes.
Stellato was recently elected unanimously to the Advisory Board of Second Harvest Food Bank of the Lehigh Valley and Northeast Pennsylvania. He also has served on several other boards and committees for other nonprofit entities, including the Civic Theatre, the Pediatric Cancer Foundation of the Lehigh Valley, Big Brothers/Big Sisters of the Lehigh Valley, and Habitat for Humanity of the Lehigh Valley. Stellato founded the F.C. Sonic Lehigh Valley, a minor league soccer team in the National Premier Soccer League, and served as its President and CEO from 2007 to 2011.
Stellato received his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center in 1982 and his B.A., cum laude, from Lehigh University in 1979.