Peter McCrea is Vice President of Development at the American Endowment Foundation. Prior to joining AEF, he was a Business Development Advisor for Foundation Source, which provides advisory services to over 1,300 foundations. He also was a member of the Board of Directors of the Morgan Stanley Global Impact Funding Trust, and Executive Vice President at the Institute for Nonprofit Excellence. Peter previously served as Director of Business Development for Leif H. Olsen, former Chief Economist of Citibank. Since 2009, he has been a business and real estate acquisitions advisor for the Hinduja Group, a multinational corporation.
Peter is a Trustee of the Lemmon Foundation, a conservation foundation. From 2006 to 2012, he was a member and Chairman of the Livelihoods Council at Save the Children. Originally from California, Peter was a principal of Americana Land Company, providing environmentally sustainable land planning for public and private entities in Southern California. Peter was an advisor to the Mountains Conservancy Trust, and he was a founding member of the American Cinema Awards Foundation, honoring Clint Eastwood, Whitney Houston, Tom Cruise, Michael Jackson, and Elizabeth Taylor for the benefit of the Motion Picture and Television Fund.