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Peter M. O’Neill

Winrock Board Member

Peter M. O’Neill is active on the boards of a number of not-for-profit organizations and private companies. At International House, New York, he is a trustee and chair of the Executive Committee, chair of the Building Design Subcommittee and a member of the Governance Committee and Personnel Practices Committee. He is a current member of the Investment Committee and chair of the Audit Committee of the Rockefeller Family Fund and was president of the Rockefeller Family Fund from 2001 to 2004. He is on the Audit Committee, Investment Committee and Executive Committee of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund and serves as chair of the Governance Committee. O’Neill serves as chair of Winrock’s Board of Trustee’s Governance Committee and is a member of its Audit Committee and Executive Committee. He is a director of Meriwether Capital LLC, a private equity firm, and presently chairs the Room 2500 LLC. In addition, he is a director of Rockefeller Capital Management. O’Neill holds a Master of Social Work degree from Columbia University, and he served as an adjunct associate professor at the Columbia University School of Social Work for 10 years. He also received a two-year post-graduate degree from the Ackerman Institute for the Family. He started his career as an individual and family therapist at the Boys and Girls Harbor in East Harlem, New York, where he held a variety of positions from 1993 to 2006, including director of the clinic’s training and internship program, and director of the Children’s Clinic (an Office of Mental Health-licensed clinic).

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