Staff & Board
The staff and board of advisors of the San Diego Financial Literacy Center are committed to providing leadership and support for all of our programs. Their dedication is shown through their commitment of time, talent, and treasure in support of events, projects, and outreach for our constituents.
Brad Pagano is the Managing Director and Co-Founder for the San Diego Financial Literacy Center. He is responsible for the development of the strategic partnership program, the administration of the corporate social responsibility (CSR) platform, as well as the oversight of fundraising, events, public relations, and marketing of the program.
With over 15 years of experience in the nonprofit industry, including working with March of Dimes, American Cancer Society, and Delaware State Chamber of Commerce, he has had responsibilities ranging from membership consultant to executive management.
His expertise is in the development of CSR programs as well as development of long-term partnerships between nonprofit and corporate entities. He holds a bachelor’s degree in International Relations from the University of Delaware, has taken classes towards an MSM (Public Administration), and is a 2016 MBA Candidate (CSR) at Southern New Hampshire University.
Chase Peckham is the Director of Community Outreach for the San Diego Financial Literacy Center. In this role, he serves as the organization’s liaison to high schools, colleges, associations, local businesses, and the armed services community. He focuses on financial wellness, education, and awareness, and he oversees educational content, serving clients and the general public.
Prior to working in financial literacy, Chase was the Associate Publisher of Golf Inc., an industry trade magazine, where he led the sales and organizational operations for both the monthly magazine and its conferences.
Chase’s career began with the San Diego Padres. Over his 10 years with the Padres, he held many roles, including Video Production Assistant and concluding as a Senior Editor/ Producer. Along the way, Chase earned a 1999 Emmy Award for the Padres highlight video: “A Season of Heroes.” Chase has a bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of San Francisco.