PGPF MISSION

Our mission is to increase public awareness of the nature and urgency of key fiscal challenges threatening America's future and to accelerate action on them. To address these challenges successfully, we work to bring Americans together to find and implement sensible, long-term solutions that transcend age, party lines and ideological divides in order to achieve real results.


PGPF Highlights

2008
2014
 

FEBRUARY 2008. Pete Peterson announces the launch of The Peter G. Peterson Foundation to target "undeniable, unsustainable and untouchable" threats to America's future.

Peter G. Peterson
Founder and Chairman

Pete Peterson is founder and chairman of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation, a nonpartisan organization dedicated to raising awareness of America’s long-term fiscal challenges and promoting solutions to ensure a better economic future. The Foundation works with leading thinkers, policy experts, elected officials, and the public to build support for efforts to put America on a fiscally sustainable path.

Michael A. Peterson
President and Chief Operating Officer

As President and Chief Operating Officer, Michael combines his extensive private sector experience with his dedication to public service and the common good.  He oversees the strategic direction of the Foundation, guiding policy and shaping strategy for its major initiatives, key partnerships and long-term objectives.

Board of Directors

Peter G. Peterson, Founder and Chairman
Michael A. Peterson, President and Chief Operating Officer
Joan Ganz Cooney

Foundation Staff

Susan Tanaka
Vice President
Loretta Ucelli
Vice President
Chris Papagianis
Deputy to the President & COO
Doug Hamilton
Director, Research
Myra Sung
Director, Communications & P.A.
Rik Treiber
Director, Grants
Russ Levsen
Director, Policy Communications
Kim Canfield
Grants Manager
Nerissa Clarke
Research Associate
Gregory Johnsen
Research Assistant
Elizabeth LaBarbera
Event Coordinator
David Lerer
Communications Associate
Meredith Pickett
Research Associate
Sarah Stipicevic
Press Secretary
Costa Tsiokos
Web Producer
Amy Washburn
Manager, Outreach & Events
Kevin Wu
Research Assistant
Nicole Yanolatos
Digital Communications Manager