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Brian Peckrill

William G. McGowan Charitable Fund

Brian Peckrill is the fellows program director for the William G. McGowan Charitable Fund, where he oversees all operations for the McGowan Fellows Program. Brian plays a leading role in designing and implementing a successful leadership experience for top MBA students, focused on teaching and training ethics, as well as fostering an active and engaged alumni community.

Prior to joining the McGowan Fund, Brian served as vice president of WorldChicago, a Chicago-based nonprofit organization focused on engaging the world in person-to-person exchange-based, capacity building projects. He oversaw all aspects of program planning and business development. Brian has also served as project director for the Young Transatlantic Innovation Leaders Initiative (YTILI), the U.S. Department of State’s flagship initiative for private sector leadership development in Europe and Eurasia.

Brian has extensive experience developing and managing leadership programming; he has designed and executed leadership training programs across the globe, from Chicago to Ukraine, North Macedonia, and Japan.

He has a bachelor’s degree in English from Wheaton College, as well as an MPA from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies.