Peggy is one of four women who in 1997 founded the Komen Southwest Ohio Affiliate. In 1999 Peggy enthusiastically chaired the 3rd annual Race for the Cure and then facilitated the Affiliate through the process of incorporation that year. Since 2003 Peggy has been honored to serve in the position of Executive Director. In 1988 one of Peggy’s closest friends was diagnosed with Stage 4 Metastatic Breast Cancer and when she lost her battle a short ten months later, little did Peggy realize that a new purpose and journey for her was just beginning. The loving memory of her friend remains with Peggy still today.
Peggy is passionate about the Promise: to work to fund the education, screening and treatment programs desperately needed by our community at large and breast cancer patients in particular. Peggy focuses many efforts on the education and outreach activities of the affiliate, as well as administer the Community Health grants program.
Peggy received her Undergraduate degree from The College of Mt. St. Joseph; Marketing and Psychology. Peggy lives in South Eastern Indiana and simply adores being Nana to Evan, Emma, and Hope, Mckenzie and Canyon.