Peter Merrill

Board Treasurer

Through Elmore Mountain Consulting, Peter brings a wealth of experience to his clients having held senior positions in banking, investment management, and higher education over a long and diverse career. Most recently he served as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Sterling College where he helped the college navigate through a period of financial and other challenges resulting from negative industry trends and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. He also remains a co-owner of Elmore Mountain Farm, a Vermont farm-based manufacturer of natural body care products that he founded with his wife in 2006. Prior to this he served as a founding member and portfolio manager for two start-up investment management companies and as a Managing Director at the Bank of Boston where he held various management positions in the bank's restructuring, leveraged finance and investment banking groups. Peter attended Middlebury College where he graduated with a BA in economics.