Taking over the reins of leadership for The Meadows Foundation from retiring President/CEO Linda Perryman Evan will be the late Virginia and Algur H. Meadows’ great-nephew Peter M. Miller.
According to Linda, “The board agrees that Peter’s leadership and experience make him the right person to lead the Foundation. It is not an easy job, but it is the most rewarding and I believe Peter will make a tremendous contribution to furthering our mission of serving the people of Texas.”
In addition to his professional background as senior vice president of private wealth management at Robert W. Baird and “multiple leadership roles at Wells Fargo Advisors, Wachovia Securities, A.G. Edwards and Sons Inc. and Kidder, Peabody and Co., he has extensive experience in the nonprofit world. He co-founded Sons and Daughters of Soulard and has served as a board member of the Saint Louis Old Newsboy Day, the Saint Louis Symphony and the Saint Louis Red Cross, as well as being on The Meadows Foundation board.”
Peter said, “I am excited and honored to take on this role. Having served the Foundation previously as a director and trustee for 10 years, I understand how important this work is to the Meadows family and to Texas. I look forward to continuing the great work that Linda has done for the Foundation.”
Retiring on Tuesday, December 31, Linda has held the position for the past 23 years, during which the Foundation has distributed $873M to Texas nonprofits as well as owning and operating the Wilson Historic District that serves “as a model incubator project for local non-profit organizations.” Linda will stay with The Foundation as a director and a trustee.
Married with two daughters and two grandchildren, Peter will be relocating from Connecticut to Dallas before assuming his new role on Wednesday, January 1, 2020.
* Graphic and photo provided by The Meadows Foundation