Peggy Carter retired as vice president of the Forsyth Medical Center Foundation. She previously served as VP of corporate affairs for Sara Lee Corporation’s apparel operations (now Hanesbrands Inc.) and senior director of legal and regulatory affairs in external relations for RJ Reynolds. She currently sits on boards for Winston-Salem State University’s Foundation (a past chair), Salemtowne Continuing Care Community (past chair), Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute at UNC-CH, Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce (a past chair). She also serves on the Provincial Elders Conference of the Moravian Church Southern Province, the Trustees of the Moravian Salem Congregation and the Winston-Salem Capital Campaign Coordinating Committee.
Her prior board service includes the Winston-Salem Foundation, Ronald McDonald House, The Centers for Exceptional Children, Urban League, Crosby Scholars, Forsyth County United Way and WS/FC Arts Council. She and her husband, the late Donald L. Carter, have two sons. Carter earned her bachelor of arts degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a master’s in news journalism at the University of Georgia.