|Board Biography: Margaret (Peg) Weir|
Immediate Past President
TIAW - The International Alliance for Women
Peg was TIAW President of the Board of Directors (2014-2016) and Chair of the 2015 TIAW Global Forum Planning Committee. She is a lifetime member of TIAW. Previously, she was the TIAW Vice President, Finance & Treasurer where she developed strategies to insure financial stability and sustainability resulting in a positive net income for the organization. She was chair of the Global Forum in 2012 and 2013. Peg is a member of the Financial Women’s Association (FWA), which is TIAW’s charter member. 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 has been a long-time active member of several organizations including Women in Logistics and Delivery Services (WILDS), Federally Employed Women (FEW), Women in Technology (WIT), National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) and Women’s Foreign Policy Group (WFPG). She is also a member of the US Chamber of Commerce. In 2010, Peg received the TIAW World of Difference 100 Award.
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 arenas 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 has been an adjunct professor with Syracuse University in the iSchool, teaching IT Capital Planning in the Information Management graduate program.
Peg is an avid traveler and resides in Winston Salem, NC.