Peter Donlon spent twenty years in hospitality management with Marriott International in the eastern US and Canada, and entered the non-profit arena ten years ago. After completing his Master of Divinity from Campbell University in Buies Creek, NC in 2006, he spent three years as a Chaplain at WakeMed Health and Hospitals in Raleigh, NC, and four years as Director of Programs at Urban Ministries of Durham, NC.
During his tenure there, he served on the Executive Committee of the Ten Year Plan to End Homelessness, as well as created and directed programs for a large agency engaged in homeless services. He directed a large professional social work staff that continues to serve downtown Durham. Peter then served at The Salvation Army of Wake County for four years, directing Project CATCH (Community Action Targeting Children who are Homeless), where he developed a system of care for 12 homeless services agencies in Wake County. He supervised a professional case management team and facilitated numerous initiatives across Wake County serving the homeless.
Peter has spoken locally and nationally at conferences on Project CATCH, and has facilitated training on Trauma Informed Services. Peter also served as the Major Gifts Officer in the Marketing and Development Department for The Salvation Army.
Peter is now serving as the Director of Church Relations and Development for the Campbell University Divinity School. Peter has been married to his wife, Janet, for 35 years and they have two children, a daughter, Meg, and a son, Peter, Jr.
- MDiv, Campbell University '06