Philanthropic Advisor, Oregon Health & Science University Foundation
Pete Sommerfeld joined the gift planning team at Oregon Health & Science University Foundation in October 1996. In December of 2010, he was named the Foundation's first Senior Philanthropic Advisor, having previously served as its Senior Director of Gift Planning. In total, he has nearly thirty years of experience in the field. During his tenure with OHSU Foundation, he has collaborated with donors and their advisors to design and close a variety of gifts in support of all aspects of OHSU's mission.
Pete is a former Board member of the Northwest Planned Giving Roundtable and holds membership in the National Association of Charitable Gift Planners and its Leadership Institute. In 2015, Pete received the Distinguished Service Award from the Roundtable in recognition of his contributions to the organization. In 2001, he earned designation as a Certified Specialist in Planned Giving (CSPG) from the American Institute of Philanthropic Studies at California State University, Long Beach.