Peter Goodwin, MBA


Peter Goodwin is Chief Operating Officer and Treasurer of the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation having served for the past 13 years. In this role, Peter oversees the Foundation’s investments, finances, communications, and operations, and serves as secretary to the Foundation’s Board of Directors.

Peter has spent more than 40 years working as a professional in the non-profit sector. After serving as a hospital administrator at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City, he joined the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) in 1984. With more than two decades of experience at RWJF, he served as financial officer, and in the senior leadership positions of Vice President for Financial Monitoring, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, and Vice President for National Program Affairs.

Mr. Goodwin holds an undergraduate degree from Boston College and an MBA from The City University of New York, Baruch College. He is active in both national and local leadership roles in the nonprofit sector. He served for two terms on the Board of Directors of Grantmakers in Health, during which he also served as Chair of the Finance and Investment Committee. He completed a fifteen year tenure as Chair of the Board of Directors of the Sikora Center, Camden New Jersey. Sikora Center is an outpatient treatment facility for substance abusing women. He currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Garden State bioEnterprises, which produces commercial grade algae byproducts for the pharmaceutical, nutriceutical and agricultural industries. Peter is a fellow in Leadership New Jersey, a statewide program to identify and connect leaders in government and the nonprofit and business communities.

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