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Rick Peck (He/Him)

Consultant, Advisor Practice

Rick Peck works with Daylight in our Advisor Practice engagements.

Rick is an independent philanthropy advisor with Richard C. Peck Consulting, LLC working with nonprofits, donors, potential donors, and professional advisors.  He is also the founder of The Philanthropy Guy, an emerging, leading-edge charitable giving resource hub featuring an upcoming podcast series, interactive website, learning opportunities, and book.  


Rick is an honoree of NH Business Review's list of the NH 200 for 2024, which features New Hampshire’s most influential business leaders across major industries, like the nonprofit industry.


From July 2023 through January 2024, Rick served as interim VP for Development at the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, which is the largest community foundation in the world.  For six years prior to that, as VP for Development and Philanthropy Services, Rick led the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation’s philanthropy and donor services team, overseeing all aspects of development, donor engagement, and donor services.  Before joining this statewide community foundation, Rick served Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health and the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College as director of individual giving and gift planning, where he worked with grateful patients and families as well as medical school alumni to achieve their philanthropic goals. 


Rick is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, a Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy® and a Chartered Financial Consultant®.  He holds an MBA from Baker College in Michigan and a BA from the University of Massachusetts.


Rick is the 2023-2024 president of the board of directors of the International Association of Advisors in Philanthropy (AiP).  He is also a member of the American College of Financial Services’ inaugural FinServe network of philanthropic thought leaders.  


Rick is a requested speaker on the topic of philanthropy on platforms such as Leimberg Information Services (LISI), myCPE, and CPA Academy.  And, he has served as a presenter for conferences organized by AFP-NNE and Volunteer NH, as well as more intimate settings for UMass Lowell, Ameriprise, Ledyard Financial Advisors, and the Fairfield County Community Foundation.

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