We are excited to welcome Peg Marshall as this months speaker. Through her story, she is going to hightlight for us, how she has taken challenging, even tragic events in her life, and made the best of them. Her journey is encourging, inspirational and definitely motivational.
March is Women’s History Month (Yay!) We’ll have some fun facts about those pioneers who have paved the way for all of us; You won’t want to miss this!
Peg Marshall has been the Executive Director of Meals on Wheels of Salem County since September 2009. Meals on Wheels of Salem County’s mission is to provide daily nutritious meals and the comfort of friendship to homebound senior and disabled residents of Salem County, NJ. The program delivers about 40,000 nutritious meals annually to 200-300 homebound residents through a network of more than 250 volunteers.
During her 35 year career, Peg served in a range of positions in marketing and management for a variety of businesses, from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. In her most recent position prior to joining Meals on Wheels, Peg was the Director of Marketing and Business Development for the North American region of Swets Information Services, Inc., based in Runnemede, NJ and headquartered in The Netherlands. Peg successfully launched more than 10 software products throughout the US and Canada. She helped develop new business with key pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, health care systems and scientific research institutes, including a $35 million contract award with the largest medical archival library in the world, National Library of Medicine.
Peg was recently awarded the American Red Cross Women’s Leadership Award and received a citation from the State of New Jersey Assembly for Women’s Business Leadership. She serves on the Chamber of Commerce’s Government Relations Committee. Inspira Health Network’s Community Advisory Committee, and the Provider Advisory Committee of Memorial Home Health & Hospice. She is a mentor in the Big Brother Big Sister program at Salem Middle School. She also served as president of the Rotary Club of Salem Sunrise for two years and was a member of the Board of Directors of the Inter-Agency Council of Salem County for three years.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications-Journalism from Shippensburg University. Peg was born and raised in West Chester, PA, and resides in Swedesboro, NJ with her husband Patrick. She enjoys singing, painting in watercolor, cooking, boating and scuba diving.