Peggy McHale is a successful serial entrepreneur, author, board advisor and speaker. She recently sold her award winning Multi-Million Dollar Consulting firm to a private equity firm.  Peggy heads up strategy for Pandi.  She is the visionary who assesses and works with clients and finance to create the perfect package that matches the client's needs.

Peggy was a co-founder and Managing Director of C2G Partners, where she provided in depth expertise in marketing and new product development to her clients. She had tremendous experience in both the telecommunications and financial services industry. She was a Vice President of Marketing at American Express, where she launched their Automatic Bill Payment Service that produced outstanding financial results. Prior to joining American Express, she was Director of Marketing at an Information Technology Services company, which was her first position after leaving AT&T. At AT&T, Peggy worked as a Marketing Director on both consumer and business international calling services. She launched a variety of new products and services and rolled out their Multi-Cultural Marketing Organization.

She holds an MBA in Finance from St. John’s University and a BA from the College of Mount St. Vincent. Peggy is the co-author of “Black and White Strike Gold: Practical Nuggets to Grow Your Business.” Peggy currently serves on NJIT’s Undergraduate Research and Innovation Board and is a past board member of The Women’s Center for Entrepreneurship (WCEC). Peggy served on the State Board of the New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners as their Vice President of Marketing and Nominations Chair. 

Peggy wrote a regular byline for NJ's TapInto New Providence where she discussed pressing business issues.  She is also a member of the Women Presidents’ Organization, New Jersey Technology Council (NJTC) and the Marketing Executives Network Group (MENG). She is a current board member and Independent Director for Pariveda Solutions in Dallas Texas. Peggy lives in New Jersey and Florida. She has a husband and two adult children.

Awards and Honors

These awards reflect the personal accomplishment that accompanied successfully creating and building a business.

  • Outstanding Woman Entrepreneurship Award 2016 by National Minority Business Council
  • Inner City Initiative Competition Award 2015 & 2016
  • Enterprising Women of the Year Award for 2012 by Enterprising Women magazine
  • International Women Entrepreneurial Challenge (IWEC) Award 2011
  • NJ Biz:  2011 Best 50 Women in Business
  • Top 100 Women Owned Small Businesses in New Jersey 2008 by magazine
  • National Association of Women Business Owner’s (NYC) Promise Award in 2007
  • Woman of Color Achievement Award 2011 by 100 Black Men 
  • Outstanding Woman Entrepeneurship Award 2016 by National Minority Business Council
  • Brava Award 2016 by SmartCEO
  • ICIC 2015 & 2016
  • Enterprising Women of the Year award for 2012 by Enterprising Women magazine
  • NJ Biz:  2012 Best 50 Women in Business
  • New Jersey’s Leading Women Entrepreneurs and Business Owners 2011
  • International Women Entrepreneurial Challenge (IWEC) Award 2011
  • Entrepreneur of the Year by Garden State Woman Education Foundation 2009
  • NJAWBO’s Top 30 Award 2008

Features and Videos


Peggy appeared on TV, in talk shows and on podcasts: 




Social Media Marketing for the Small Business

January 29, 2016 at 7:08 PM 

For many small businesses, owners need to enhance their online and digital presence to supplement strategy and growth. By implementing a plan for social media it can drive marketing for a company’s product, help connect clients and prospects on current projects and operations, and give a company a competitive advantage. 


Checking Your Taxes Twice!

April 15, 2016 at 8:25 PM  

Tax season can be stressful for every small business owner. For the business owners who handles his or her own filings, it can be particularly burdensome. Here are some tips that can ease the pain: 


Perking Up Your PowerPoint Presentations

July 23, 2015 at 1:49 PM 

There are few things comparable to a boring PowerPoint presentation. We’ve all experienced this – the agony that comes when a presenter slowly reads every word on a slide that has all text and no graphics. It doesn’t have to be this way and, in fact, it shouldn’t be this way.  


What’s in the New Small Business Jobs Act?

October 12, 2010 at 7:09 PM 

Let me confess right up front, new legislation that alters the tax code just baffles me.