Peter M. O’Neill
Peter M. O’Neill is active on the boards of a number of not-for-profit organizations and private companies. He presently chairs the 5600 Operating Committee for the Rockefeller Family Office, and previously chaired the Rockefeller Family Council from 2002 to 2008. He currently chairs the Finance/Investment Committee of the Rockefeller Family Fund and was president of the Rockefeller Family Fund from 2001 to 2004. In addition, he is a director of Rockefeller Financial, serves on its Finance Committee, and chairs its Nominating-Governance Committee.
At International House, New York, he is a trustee and chair of the Nominating Committee, as well as a member of its Executive Committee; in addition, he served as treasurer and chair of its Finance Committee from 2003 to 2010. He is a trustee of Winrock International, the chair of Winrock’s Audit Committee, and a member of the African Girls Scholarship Task Force. He was a trustee of the Grace Church school board from 2003 to 2009, and still serves on its Long Range Planning Committee, which he chaired from 2003 to 2009.
O’Neill is a director of Meriwether Capital L.L.C., a private equity firm, and a director of the following private companies: Segrest, Inc., Capewell Components Company, L.L.C.; Wood Pro Inc.; and Tonka Equipment Co.
Additionally, 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. O’Neill started his career as a therapist at the Boys and Girls Harbor in East Harlem, 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).