In August 2017, Pete Mazzaroni joined the Foundation as its third Executive Director. Prior to joining the foundation, Pete spent 25 years with global pharmaceutical company Roche, holding a number of leadership roles in public relations and community affairs. A 22 year resident of Florence County, Pete has served on, and led numerous boards and organizations including; Florence-Darlington Techinical College Foundation, Florence Downtown Development Corporation, Florence County Progres and, The Governor's School for Science and Math. Pete holds a Master's Degree in Administration from Central Michigan University and is a graduate of Leadership South Carolina, Leadership Florence, and Leadership Pee Dee.
Pete has two grown children and two grand-children. In his spare time, Pete like to play golf and work on home projects.