Laurie Peterson is Vice President of Community Development for PNC Bank. Laurie has been with PNC Bank and its predecessors since 1984, and is the bank’s primary contact in Central Illinois and St. Louis. Ms. Peterson helps to develop and facilitate business partnerships with community groups, local community development corporations, churches and non-profits, for the purpose of revitalizing our communities. Primary responsibilities include providing assistance for organizations and municipalities that focus on affordable housing, small business development and neighborhood stabilization. Her passion is working with financial literacy programs and wealth-creation programs.