Peg, a lifetime member of TIAW, is a past President (2014-2016), former Chair of the 2015, 2013, 2012 Global Forum Planning Committee and previously the Vice President, Finance & Treasurer. In 2019, Peg assumed the role of TIAW World of Difference Awards Co-Chair and the TIAW Advisory Group. She is a member of the Financial Women’s Association (FWA), which is TIAW’s charter member. In 2010, Peg received the TIAW World of Difference 100 Award.
Peg is passionate about advancing economic empowerment for women, especially through education, mentoring and microcredit activities. She is a past President of Executive Women in Government (EWG) and lifetime member, where she established a Mentor-Protégé Program and Corporate Sponsorship Advisory Board. She is the Scholarship Program Chair for the Professional Women of Winston Salem (PWWS). She has been a long-time active member of several organizations including Women’s Foreign Policy Group (WFPG), Women in Logistics and Delivery Services (WILDS), and the National Association of Professional Women (NAPW). She is a member of the US Chamber of Commerce.
With over 30 years of executive leadership experience in the public and private sectors, both domestic and international, she has found great success, using her results- oriented leadership style, in the areas of global business development, strategic planning, operations, finance, risk management and program management. In her last position, as the US Postal Service, Global Business Development, Executive Director, Weir was responsible for a $2.5 billion revenue budget, developed a 5-year strategic plan focusing on increasing revenues, launched new products and services primarily in e-commerce and completed several bilateral agreements with foreign posts, particularly in the Asia-Pacific area.
Peg holds an MBA from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a BA from Siena College. She has completed several doctoral courses in management with Walden University. For over 10 years, Peg was an adjunct professor with Syracuse University in the iSchool, teaching IT Capital Planning in the Information Management graduate program.
Peg is an avid traveller where she often connects with TIAW friends and resides in Winston Salem, NC.