Pete Weber is a principal in Raben's Culture, Strategy, and Organizational Design practice, working with organizations to help build stakeholder support for ambitious goals and to align organizational accountability structures to achieve strategic goals.
Pete has a rich career helping schools, school districts, hospitals, nonprofit organizations, and philanthropies establish and implement strategic plans. He worked with organizations ranging from the Folger Shakespeare Library to the HSC Pediatric Center (formerly the Hospital for Sick Children), from Facebook to the NEA to help improve organizational strategy and alignment. Prior to his time as a consultant, Pete served in various capacities in the District of Columbia Public Schools. Across his tenure, he managed strategic planning, accountability, data systems, human resources, resource allocation, assessments, grants, communications, and intergovernmental affairs. For three years, Pete served as the chief of staff to the Chancellor, responsible for aligning resources to achieve the district’s goals.
Pete began his educational career as a teacher in Houston, Texas, teaching high school English as a second language, English, U.S. History, World Geography, and Government, and establishing a successful Advanced Placement U.S. History program. Prior roles also include serving as director of finance and administration for Achieve, Inc., a nonprofit focused on improving K-12 standards and assessments, and serving as director of federal intergovernmental affairs for the New York City Department of Education.
Pete has served as an adjunct instructor at the American University School of Education. He earned a bachelor’s degree in English and History from the University of Iowa and a master’s in public affairs from the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas.