New York, NY
Peter Goodson, a 2002 Dartmouth College graduate, strives to live life to its fullest and maintains a number of interests outside the boundaries of his professional training and employment. He enjoys, and is involved in, a wide variety of athletic activities, including rugby, basketball, tennis, skiing, and running. However, there is another important focus to Peter Goodson’s life; he is committed to a number of charitable organizations, such as the North Shore Animal League America; City Harvest, Inc.; and The American Red National Cross Disaster Relief Fund. A particular favorite of Mr. Goodson, The Doe Fund, Inc., helps to shelter the formerly homeless and empower them with the tools to find employment.
As an undergraduate at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, Peter Goodson excelled as a student, was an elected leader of Theta Delta Chi Fraternity, and played on the college’s nationally ranked rugby team. As an upperclassman, he was selected for the Order of Omega. Despite the many demands on his time and attention, Peter Goodson also spent a great deal of time mentoring disadvantaged local youths through The William Jewett Tucker Foundation of Dartmouth College and volunteering time to tutor disadvantaged high schoolers preparing for the SATs.
Peter Goodson earned a BA in Economics from Dartmouth and entered the field of investment banking. After two years in New York City working for a prominent investment firm, he moved to Washington, DC, to take a job with a global investment group. While in Washington, DC, Peter Goodson founded a program called SAT Success, designed to help at-risk youths improve their SAT scores by matching them with tutors from Georgetown University. Returning to the New York area in 2007 with another investment firm, Peter Goodson resumed his charitable activities, adding the Central Park Conservancy, the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons, and the ASPCA to the list of charities that benefit from his support.