Brenda Peluso


Brenda Peluso
Director of Operations

As a former high school math and science teacher, Brenda has a penchant for details and making a difference to others. She honed her skills in non-profit management, public policy, and compliance during her 20 years with the Maine Association of Nonprofits.

Today, Brenda manages all internal operations at Dietel & Partners, including finance, HR, technology, knowledge management and communication systems.

She serves as Board President of The Locker Project, a Board Member of Genesis Community Loan Fund and a member of the Maine Association of Nonprofits Advocacy Committee.

A native of South Portland, Maine, Brenda earned a B.S. in Mathematics from the University of Southern Maine., and was a Carsey Fellow for Public Policy in 2010 at the Carsey Institute, University of New Hampshire.

Brenda lives with her two dogs in the South Portland, Maine house in which she was raised, wondering when she will convert her adult children’s bedrooms into guest rooms. She loves to travel, read, walk and practice yoga.