Jeff Peck

Big Wave Founder and Board Director

Jeff Peck was CEO of Big Wave for the first 20 years. He founded Big Wave with the mission to provide affordable housing and a sense of community for adults with developmental disabilities.

His tireless devotion and commitment to those with special needs includes establishing and coaching the Half Moon Bay Special Olympics basketball team; Challenger Baseball (for children and adults with developmental disabilities); and serving on the Board of Directors for One Step Beyond, Inc., which provides comprehensive programs for over 400 people with intellectual disabilities.

Jeff graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree in English Literature. A Bay Area contractor for 40 years, he was also the founder and CEO of a rural telecommunications company that brought broadband to underserved rural areas of Alaska and the western United States.