Mr. Peter McDonald Leadership Council

Peter McDonald is President of the McDonald Agape Foundation, a small family foundation that encourages distinguished scholars for Christ at elite universities in areas of theology and where theology intersects with medicine, law, ethics and the arts.  The Foundation’s focus is to leave a small footprint for Christ in great universities with scholars who have attained the highest levels of scholarship and represent strong models of spiritual knowledge and faith.

Prior to his role as President, Peter was an active foundation board member and vice chairman.  His vocation was that of a cybersecurity expert with areas of expertise on data science, data protection and online authentication security.  His prior work experience includes positions at Hewlett-Packard, Cisco, Saba Software, Symantec and Experian.  Peter speaks four languages and writes code in several other languages.

Peter holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Texas A&M University and a Masters in Science from Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business.  He and his wife Marie have a son and are members of St. Andrew Apostle Catholic Church in Silver Spring, Maryland.