A new chief strategy officer will be joining the Walton Family Foundation.
Chelsea Peters will be leading the foundation’s strategy, serving as an advisor to executive director Caryl M. Stern. In addition, Peters is charged with fostering engagement with the foundation’s board and leadership team.
“The foundation’s history is full of tremendous impact through each of our programs,” Stern said in a statement. “In this role, Chelsea’s talent and expertise will build on these achievements to drive even broader impact for people and communities.”
Peters was the senior vice president and chief regional strategy and operations officer for UNICEF USA before joining the Walton Family Foundation. Peters oversaw UNICEF USA’s record-breaking fundraising and managed nine regional board and offices responsible for major gifts.
She was named by Fortune magazine as one of its ‘Most Powerful Women NextGen’ in 2017.
Peters graduated from Bucknell University and studied diplomacy and international relations at the School for International Training.