Peter Stuart MacDonald - Biography

Peter Stuart MacDonald - CFLC Prince Edward Island Chair

CFLC Prince Edward Island Chair

Peter MacDonald was born in Summerside, Prince Edward Island, the fifth oldest of eleven children. He is a graduate of the University of Prince Edward Island with a BBA.

He is President and CEO of four Auto Dealerships on Prince Edward Island. Mr. MacDonald started his career in public accounting, quickly moving into management in the private sector. He moved back to his home town of Summerside in 1984 to work and buy the family Ford Dealership. In 2006 he added a second and third Ford Dealerships in Charlottetown and Montague. In 2011 he and a brother opened a Hyundai Dealership in Summerside.

Mr. MacDonald is currently the Secretary-Treasurer of the Canadian Automobile Dealers Association (CADA). He is currently Past President and a shareholder of the Charlottetown Islanders of the QMJHL Past President of the FDRA (Ford Dealer Roundtable Association of Canada) and Past Co-Chair of the National Ford Dealers Round Table. Past President of the Prince Edward Island Automobile Dealers Association (PEIADA).

Previous organizations he has been involved with are,   President of the Greater Summerside Chamber of Commerce, Director of the Worker’s Compensation Board of PEI, Director Summerside Regional Development Corporation (SRDC).  Director Summerside Curling Club, Charlottetown Curling Club and the Summerside Silver Fox Curling & Yacht Club Management Board.  Director, Secretary Treasurer and Auditor of the PEI Curling Association. Divisional Chair of the United Way Summerside.

Mr. MacDonald has chaired many Provincial and National Curling Championships, including Sport Director 1991 Canada Winter Games Men’s Curling, Division Chair for the 1999 and 2009 Scotties Tournament of Hearts National Curling Championship.

Past recipient of the Maclean’s Dealer of Excellence award for Prince Edward Island.  He was awarded 2011 Entrepreneur of the Year for the Greater Summerside Chamber of Commerce.

Mr. MacDonald coached and participated at the Provincial and National curling levels having represented the province of PEI at all levels. His 1995 Provincial Mixed Curling Team and National runner-up is a past recipient of PEI Sports team of the Year award.

Peter and his wife Karen reside in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.

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