As Isles Managing Director since 2006, Peter Rose is responsible for a broad range of services to support family self-sufficiency and health, including Isles Center for Energy and Environmental Training, Isles Financial Solutions, housing and homeownership counseling, and residential lead hazard control. Under Peter’s leadership, Isles has created or expanded leading-edge services for financial capability for low wage workers, lead safe rehab, and environmental training.
Peter’s creativity and leadership skills were honed in Seattle, WA through his founding of an award-winning nonprofit (Ventures) that provides business training and lending for low income women and people with disabilities. Prior to starting Ventures, Mr. Rose was the Managing Director of RESULTS and RESULTS Educational Fund, the organizing agency for the Microcredit Summit — a 9-year coordinated effort to bring microcredit to 100 million of the world’s poorest families by 2005. He has a B.A. from Evergreen State College and a teaching certificate from the University of Puget Sound.