John Wilcox

Chief Operating Officer

john@peakgrantmaking.org  |  202-888-2882

johnwilcoxJohn Wilcox is a nonprofit leader with a proven track record of helping organizations succeed by maximizing efficiency, sharpening mission focus, and engaging stakeholders.

As program manager at the AARP Foundation, he managed a portfolio of private and federal grants that let community colleges and workforce investment boards across the country help unemployed older workers find jobs, learn skills and build financial independence.

As deputy director and executive director of Corporate Voices for Working Families, he led a national coalition of Fortune 500 companies that brought business to the table with policymakers on issues affecting working families. At Corporate Voices, Wilcox developed and implemented policy and outreach campaigns that built support for policy change that helped working families by encouraging workplace flexibility practices, improving workforce training, and increasing access to the EITC. Under his leadership, the organization’s partner companies led shifts in business behavior around workplace flexibility, workforce readiness, and work-life issues.