Richard Peck, Foundation vice president of development and philanthropy.

Richard Peck, Foundation vice president of development and philanthropy.

NH Charitable Foundation names Richard Peck vice president of development and philanthropy services

Former Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health and the Geisel School of Medicine development professional joins New Hampshire’s statewide community foundation

CONCORD, NH (PRESS RELEASE) – Richard Peck of Enfield has joined the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation as vice president of development and philanthropy services. Peck is a longtime development professional, most recently as director of leadership initiatives and gift planning for Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health and the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.

“We are delighted that Rick is joining our team,” said New Hampshire Charitable Foundation President and CEO Richard Ober. “He cares about New Hampshire and he understands its people and communities. His commitment and passion and professionalism will help us make sure that this Foundation continues to provide a consistent and enduring source of philanthropic capital for New Hampshire.”

Peck previously served Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health and the Geisel School of Medicine as director of individual giving and gift planning, director of gift planning, and, Dartmouth College as an associate director of gift planning. He also spent seven years as a personal financial advisor with American Express Financial Advisors.

“I am thrilled to be the choice candidate for such an exemplary organization,” Peck said. “I have long admired the mission and vision of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation and its incredible team. I look forward to working with our donors and their advisors and connecting them with the multitude of philanthropic opportunities around the state. We all have a common goal: strong and healthy New Hampshire communities.”

Peck is a Certified Financial Planner®, a Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy® and a Chartered Financial Consultant®. He holds a MBA from Baker College in Michigan and a BA from the University of Massachusetts. Peck lives with his family in Enfield. He is a board member of the Grafton County Senior Citizens Council and a member of the Osher@Dartmouth Leadership Council. He begins work at the Charitable Foundation in May.

About the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation
The New Hampshire Charitable Foundation is New Hampshire’s statewide community foundation, founded in 1962 by and for the people of New Hampshire. The Foundation manages a growing collection of more than 1,800 funds created by generous individuals, families and businesses, and awards nearly $40 million in grants and scholarships every year. The Foundation works with generous and visionary citizens to maximize the power of their giving, supports great work happening in our communities and leads and collaborates on high-impact initiatives. For more information, please visit www.nhcf.org or call 603-225-6641.