Name: Peter Vacho
Title: Director of Community Engagement
College: University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire (B.S.)
University of Minnesota – Twin Cities (M.Ed.)
VBH: 1st season
Peter Vacho is the Director of Community Engagement. As director, he collaboratively works with corporations, local businesses, non-profit groups, government organizations and other community partners to collectively make the Charlotte area, the top destination for Veteran and Military families to thrive.
Prior to joining Veterans Bridge Home in August of 2018, Pete accumulated over 20 years of experience in community engagement, operations, management, strategic partnerships, public relations and military outreach from his time with the Carolina Panthers, Miami Dolphins, Women’s Professional Football League and as a high school assistant director of athletics.
Originally from Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, Pete earned a B.S from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, where he was a four-year letterman for the Blugold’s Football team. He also earned a M.Ed. from the University of Minnesota in 2001.