Staff, Board, and Advisory Council: Pete Stanga

Chief Operating Officer and Acting Director of Development and Communications

Phone: (510) 251-1600 ext. 101


Pete Stanga, who joined the Pacific Institute in 2012, oversees the Pacific Institute’s administrative and finance operations. Pete has two decades of experience in leadership roles with domestic and international nonprofit organizations, focusing much of his career on increasing the quantity and quality of funding for locally run international development and human rights initiatives in the global South. He received a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley and holds a Master’s of Public Administration from Columbia University.