Founding Board Member
Peter was Co-Founder and Managing Director of CornerStone Partners LLC, a Charlottesville based asset management firm for endowment and foundation clients, with total firm assets of approximately $10 billion. The firm was sold in December 2020. Since leaving full time engagement with CornerStone in 2018, he has served as adjunct professor in the Business, Mathematics and Technology Department at Piedmont Virginia Community College, Charlottesville, Virginia and as visiting assistant professor at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia. Additionally, Mr. Brooks is a member of the boards of: the University of Virginia School of Education and Human Development; Sentara Healthcare, Norfolk, Virginia; and Sheriff’s Meadow Foundation, Tisbury, Massachusetts.
Prior to establishing CornerStone in 1997, he managed his own private equity firm, Naushon Capital LLC, Boston through which he participated in the acquisition, financing or restructuring of companies in a variety of businesses ranging from sophisticated medical research to high technology and innovative sports equipment manufacturing. Before establishing Naushon Capital, Mr. Brooks was a management consultant at McKinsey & Company in their Washington D.C. and New York offices.
Mr. Brooks graduated from Harvard College and received his MBA degree from Stanford University’s Graduate School Business and MA (Administration and Policy Analysis) degree from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Education.