Peter Myers

Board Chair, Virginia Wellington Cabot Foundation

Peter S Myers, PhD, is the Chair of the Virginia Wellington Cabot Foundation and a fourth-generation member of the family. He is the Program Manager in the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs at Washington University in St. Louis. Peter advocates for underrepresented persons and is a leader in diversity, equity, and inclusion education and action. In his spare time, Peter is an amplifier of victims’ stories as co-host and editor for a true crime podcast.


Succession Planning and Family Transitions

Posted on December 8, 2020 by Peter Myers, Mary Sobecki, Mary Phillips

hand giving set of keys to another hand - succession, passing the baton, transition
Change is inevitable and can be especially complex in family philanthropy. There are a number of questions to explore to ensure the success of a collective giving effort. What are the anticipated moments of transition? What are the plans to navigate accordingly? Who is best suited—and prepared—to lead the family philanthropy effort moving forward? Is there a clear plan for… Read More