Peter Kaldes, ESQ.

President & CEO

Bringing over 23 years of experience leading mission-driven organizations, Peter joined Next50 as President and Chief Executive Officer in September 2023.

Before Next50, Kaldes was President and Chief Executive Officer of the American Society on Aging, the nation’s largest association of diverse professionals in the field of aging. He successfully navigated the organization through an unprecedented pandemic, innovated its brand identity and programming, including launching ASA Rise, a social justice and leadership academy for rising leaders of color, and increased ASA’s membership by 35 percent.

Kaldes was also President and Chief Executive Officer of the South Florida Institute on Aging, a community-based organization providing support to older adults. While there, he launched innovative technology training and economic programs, while growing its revenue.

As a senior executive at JPMorgan Chase & Co., Kaldes led the global bank’s philanthropic investments in economic development. He also served in the White House as an economic policy advisor to President Barack Obama, in the United States Senate as legal counsel to Senator Debbie Stabenow, and practiced law at the global firm of Weil Gotshal.

He’s a proud graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and Tufts University. Kaldes lives with his husband in Denver.