Peter Farrell is a graduate of UVA and of the School of Business at VCU. He is a former member of the Collegiate School Alumni Board and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar, the Board of Trustees for the Robert Russa Moton Museum and the Little Sisters of the Poor Advisory Board. In 2010, Peter was named one of the Top 40 Under 40 Leaders by Style Weekly. As a member of the House of Delegates, Peter serves on the House Committees for Education, Finance and Commerce & Labor and the Commission on Youth. In addition, he has been assigned to the Special Sub-committee for Workers Comp and the Joint Subcommittee to Study Mental Health Services in the 21st Century.
Peter has been a small businessman and was a founding member of Recast Energy, an energy company that provides thermal energy to industrial customers. In that business, Peter has had to deal with government regulations and red tape. He understands the necessity of a business climate that encourages investments and growth. In his current position as an investment banker at Cary Street Partners, Peter sees firsthand the importance of a vibrant economy and an environment that promotes growth and prosperity. Peter is excited to have an opportunity to work to grow that economy in Virginia, create new jobs, reduce unnecessary government regulation and promote quality education. Peter is a commonsense conservative who knows we need to get back to the basics. He is looking forward to ensuring the government starts working for the people, and not the other way around.
While in office, Peter wants to establish a reputation of honesty and accessibility. Peter’s door is always open to his constituents and peers. Peter aims to provide himself with the most information he can about a given issue, and will pursue the advice and opinions of his community accordingly.