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Simone Peterson Elected to MCF Board of Directors

On September 17, Manatee Community Foundation appointed Simone Peterson to the board of directors for a three year term.

Simone Peterson
Simone Peterson

In her capacity at Manatee County Government’s Neighborhood Services, Simone works improve our community through programs that assist residents through all stages of life.

She received the Manatee Young Professional’s MVP Award from the Manatee Chamber of Commerce in 2019 and was a Knight Cities Challenge Winner in 2017.

Simone also serves on the board of directors of the Manasota Black Chamber of Commerce and owns her own small business helping clients establish themselves on the web and in print.

Simone holds an MBA in Business Administration and an MBA in Public Administration.

“We are delighted to welcome Simone as a volunteer leader to Manatee Community Foundation,” said executive director Susie Bowie. “Simone’s engagement with and knowledge of our community, combined with her accomplishments in many local civic organizations, will enhance our service to Manatee County for years to come.”