Women Who Roar 2023 Nominee – Hallie Peilet

HALLIE PEILET JOINED THE HAVEN IN SPRING 2022. His role includes communications and development initiatives. Prior to joining The Haven as Director of Mission Engagement, Peilet spent four years at SNN, where she started as a general reporter, filming, editing and writing all of her own content. Peilet interviewed local Holocaust survivors for her special series “They Lived: Suncoast Survivors of the Holocaust,” for which she received an Emmy Award nomination and a Telly Award. She also went into the operating room to follow the journey of a man battling Parkinson’s disease, filming his brain surgery. She went on to win a Telly Award for her “Inside PJ’s Brain” series.

Peilet is also no stranger to Sarasota philanthropy. In 2018, she participated in CANDance, a fundraiser for CAN Community Health. During his months of training with his dance and fundraising partner, Peilet produced and anchored several segments to educate the community about the nonprofit, with the goal of eradicating any stigma associated with HIV. She raised $14,000 for the nonprofit through her efforts.

Peilet first discovered The Haven in June 2017, when she first reported there. She knew there was something special about it, and she reached out to Chairman and CEO Brad Jones to make sure she never missed an opportunity to cover stories at The Haven.

Peilet uses her training in video and storytelling to share the stories of The Haven clients, students, residents and their families. She also leads fundraising campaigns, including The Haven’s Holiday Hope campaign, which generated $122,000 in unrestricted fundraising in December alone.