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Meet CHEFA’s Board of Directors: Peter Lisi, Board Chair

Peter Lisi is the Chair of CHEFA’s Board of Directors. He holds a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and has over 25 years of experience in education and business. Mr. Lisi has held a number of positions for prominent organizations throughout Connecticut and brings an extensive background in sponsored research, strategic planning and policy analysis, financial modeling, operating and capital budgets, and external relations to the CHEFA Board of Directors.  

Throughout his career Peter has been a central figure in helping numerous organizations undertake successful initiatives and reach important benchmarks. He served as the Director of the Office of Sponsored Programs at the University of Hartford for more than a decade prior to his retirement in 2018. Prior to joining the University in November 2004, he served as the Director of External Affairs for the Connecticut Historical Society Museum and at Choate Rosemary Hall as Director of Planning and Budgeting and also as Associate Director of Development.

Mr. Lisi has also served as President of the Board of the Watkinson School and a Past President of the Board of the West Hartford Chamber of Commerce.

CHEFA is proud to work with Peter Lisi and all of our talented and accomplished board members to enhance the welfare and prosperity of Connecticut’s residents.