President and CEO, Musicians on Call || Former Director of Partnerships, IAVA
Pete Griffin, President and CEO of Musicians On Call, has an extensive and diverse background that spans the music, entertainment and nonprofit industries. He has worked in executive roles at MTV, Big Brothers Big Sisters, and Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA). While managing social causes at MTV, his team won an Emmy Award for Best National Community Service Campaign and Pete has spoken on engaging communities around social causes at the White House and the UN.
In his four years with Musicians On Call, Pete has been instrumental to the organization’s growth, quadrupling the number of cities Musicians On Call’s programs are in and doubling the organization’s fundraising efforts. His vision and leadership have garnered national attention for the organization, with features in Rolling Stone, The Today Show, the Wall Street Journal, and CBS Sunday Morning. He has also been named to the Nashville Business Journal’s Most Admired CEO’s, Healthcare Heroes and 40 Under 40 lists. Through MOC’s Bedside Performance Program, Pete and his team have brought the healing power of music to over 650,000 patients, families, and caregivers in over 20 cities across the country.
Outside of work, Pete is a Rescue Diver and Swift Water Rescue Officer with Nashville’s Office of Emergency Management, a volunteer with the Red Cross Disaster Action Team, and is actively involved with his alma mater, Bucknell University.