Peter M. Williams is the Executive Vice President of Programs for the NAACP. Mr. Williams has solid experience in leading organizations, managing staff, developing and implementing programs, creating strategic alliances, and conducting policy research projects. Before coming to the NAACP, Mr. Williams was the principal of PW Consulting Group, a policy research and management consulting firm that focuses on enhancing the capacity of nonprofit organizations by providing services that include interim executive director management, policy analysis and strategic planning. He also has served as President and CEO of the Mid-Bronx Desperadoes (MBD) Community Housing Corporation (Bronx, NY); Vice President, School of Continuing Education and Community Programs for Medgar Evers College, City University of New York; Deputy Advocate for Policy and Research, Office of the Public Advocate for the City of New York; Director of Housing and Community Development, The National Urban League; and Legislative Assistant to Congressman Edolphus Towns, 10th Congressional District in Brooklyn, New York. He has developed and taught courses in government and policy at Pratt Institute Graduate School of City and Regional Planning and Medgar Evers College.
Mr. Williams has served as the First Vice President of the NAACP Brooklyn, NY Branch, and has been a member of a number of corporate and community boards and commissions.
He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Arizona State University and a Masters of Public Administration degree from American University. He also was a Sloan Fellow at the School of Urban and Public Affairs, Carnegie-Mellon University.