Marie Peeler of Peeler Associates Named Chairman, Pembroke Public Library Foundation

PEMBROKE, MA, ISSUED JULY 26, 2016… Marie Peeler, CEO and founder of Peeler Associates, an executive coaching and leadership development firm working with individuals and organizations to increase their leadership effectiveness, recently accepted the position of Chairman, Pembroke Public Library Foundation.

The mission of the Pembroke Public Library Foundation, a private 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation, is to cultivate, secure and steward philanthropic gifts that will support the capital, programmatic, and endowment needs of the Pembroke Public Library.

Peeler, a Pembroke resident, has long been a supporter of the Pembroke Public Library. Her additional community involvement includes serving as chair of the Marshfield, Pembroke, Duxbury Business Council (through the South Shore Chamber of Commerce), member and past-chairman of the board of the Old Colony YMCA, member of the Pembroke Advisory (Finance) Committee, and volunteer for the Bay Circuit Trail Alliance and her local animal shelter.

Deborah Wall, director of the Pembroke Public Library, said, “We are excited at the prospect of Marie guiding the Pembroke Public Library Foundation. Marie is a longtime, passionate library user, and we know that she will advocate for expanding our offerings and providing more to our patrons. Marie is a wonderful choice for this position.”

“I am honored to have been asked to fill this role,” said Peeler. “The Pembroke Public Library offers so much to our community, and it is gratifying to have the opportunity to work with the staff to continue to enhance the services the library offers to Pembroke residents, and to support the library’s mission to serve as a resource for our community.”

About Peeler Associates
Peeler Associates helps leaders – both corporate and nonprofit – enhance their leadership effectiveness, focus on what’s most important, and achieve their goals. Believing that growth is vital in maintaining and elevating leadership effectiveness – growth of individual leaders, growth of leadership teams, and growth of organizations – Peeler Associates help leaders grow through executive coaching, team building, organizational development, leadership training, business retreats, and keynote speaking.

Principal Marie Peeler understands the challenges that today’s leaders face. Previously, she was a Managing Director for Harte-Hanks, an international direct marketing and communications firm, for nine years. During her tenure, she held positions as the President and General Manager of operating divisions on both coasts, where she had bottom line P & L accountability and managed staffs of several hundred people. She frequently speaks on the subject of leadership at industry events and for organizations. She has a Master of Science degree in Organizational Learning and Development and earned her coaching credentials at Georgetown University. She is certified by the International Coach Federation, The Leadership Circle™, the Myer’s Briggs Type Indicator® and The Right Conversation. She has also received advanced training in and is authorized to use the Leadership Maturity Framework (LMF) and Profile (MAP). Peeler Associates is also a Massachusetts Office of Supplier Diversity (formerly SOWMBA) certified WBE. For additional information, visit, or contact Marie Peeler at 781-294-9203 or