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The TRG team includes veteran chief development officers, grant writers, annual fund experts, prospect researchers and fundraising database professionals. In addition to the core team listed below, our deep relationships in the fundraising community allow us to bring in additional specialists in order to tailor a fundraising plan to our clients’ needs.


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Proudly Celebrating 25 years of


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Our Team


Peter Remington

Founder & CEO




Peter created The Remington Group in 1995 as a full-service consulting firm in order to provide strategic partnerships and expertise in various philanthropic areas. Remington also recognized the need for a new type of fundraising organization that would be local in proximity and national in scope.

The firm he envisioned would combine the agility, contacts and prospect knowledge of the local firm with the expertise, range of services and organizational resources offered by the traditional national firm. The resulting organization brings together many years of successful fundraising experience, exceptional capacity to help clients learn and implement fundraising practice and an unequalled access to contacts in the corporate, foundation and individual donor communities on a regional and national basis..

Remington, an industry leader celebrating more than 40 years of philanthropy related experience, served in several key leadership positions prior to creating The Remington Group. His experience includes tenure as the Vice President of External Relations at the University of Detroit, Chief Development Officer with The Detroit Symphony Orchestra and Unit Director for the United Foundation. Peter is recognized throughout the country not only for his rare ability to take traditional fundraising practices and mold them into creative and customized strategies, but also for his extreme passion for philanthropy and his fundamental desire to deliver superior service to his clients. Remington is known for both his skill as a fundraising professional as well as his true commitment to the community.

Over the years, Peter has served on more than 40 Boards and Commissions, including the Chairman of Neighborhood Housing Organization as well as personally participated in many efforts to continue the advancement for the City of Detroit and the State of Michigan, especially its children.

Peter currently resides in Beverly Hills, Michigan with his wife, Peggy Daitch.


Justin Remington

Chief Operating Officer




Justin has been with TRG since 2009 and oversees day-to-day operations including communications, client relations and grant writing. He is the primary liaison between staff, clients and volunteers throughout the firm’s portfolio. Currently, among other client’s, Justin manages all operations for the Michigan Education Excellence Foundation (MEEF) which has raised $80 million since inception for education initiatives and currently MEEF is focused on the Detroit Promise Scholarships. The Detroit Promise is a nationally recognized, model program that guarantees tuition-free, post-secondary education for every graduating senior from a Detroit high school. Justin also is currently serving as Interim Chief Development Officer for Kids Kicking Cancer. He and the firm are helping KKC launch their first significant major fundraising effort as the continue to expand worldwide.

Justin is a seasoned networker who serves on several community organization boards and committees. His current affiliations include the Detroit Economic Club – Yong Leader Board,  Detroit Athletic Club Foundation Board Member, United Way Emerging Philanthropists Committee, and The DIA’s Founders Junior Council. Justin previously served on former Detroit Tigers’ pitcher Justin Verlander’s Win for Warriors organization and the Detroit Athletic Club’s Intermediate Council. He was also secretary of the University of Detroit Mercy’s Detroit Titan Athletic Club, and recently completed his first year as a mentor in the Leadership OU (Oakland University) program.

Justin received his undergraduate degree at Oakland University with a B.A. in Communications. He is a proud Alumni of the Young American Leaders Program hosted through the Harvard Business School. Justin has received past awards through Oakland University, Young Alumni 10 within 10 and Detroit Regional Chamber’s Mackinac Future Leaders. He has also achieved fundraising certificates in Principles and Techniques of Fundraising and China Philanthropy Summit. Justin recently received his Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the workplace certificate from University of South Florida’s Muma College of Business. 

Justin currently resides in Royal Oak, Michigan with his wife, Emily, daughter, Sloane, and their beloved dog Ambassador.


Madeline Wyatt, CFRM

Director of Client Relations



Director of Client Relations

Maddie started with The Remington Group in 2018 and has been coordinating and implementing client processes and information management. She takes a large part in tracking client’s donors and prospects, updating client deliverables, organizing, producing client related materials, and much more. She also coordinates and assists in managing our client communications and ensuring that all tasks are completed on time.

She has been a critical asset in providing detailed support and follow through to our leadership team. Maddie’s attention to detail and organization has helped the team follow through on client coordination and collaboration. Her energetic personality and ability to juggle multiple tasks at once, have helped the team reach their fundraising goals.

Maddie received her undergraduate degree at Central Michigan University with a B.S. in Organization Administration. She is currently pursuing a M.A. in Philanthropic Studies through the Indiana University Lilly School of Philanthropy. She has also achieved fundraising certificates in Principle and Techniques of Fundraising, Proposal Writing and Grant Management, Developing Major Gifts, Current Affairs Fundraising: Crisis Management, Current Affairs Fundraising: Resilient Fundraising, Planned Giving, and Certificate in Fund Raising Management. Maddie’s drive to stay current and educated has helped provide the firm with relevancy and modern strategy.

Maddie currently resides in Novi, Michigan with her husband, Steve, and two daughters, Skylar and Savannah.


Kelsey Martin

Research Analyst and Digital Media Specialist


Kelsey Martin

Development manager & research analyst

Kelsey started with The Remington Group in the fall of 2020 and has been contributing to client projects including grant, donor & prospect research, managing client deliverables, and keeping proper communications with clients. She keeps the team and clients up to date on current philanthropic trends both locally and nationally.

Kelsey has been an integral part of the team when it comes to creativity and design. She manages our social media accounts and website, designing visually pleasing content to inform our clients and the community on the importance of philanthropy and the nonprofit sector. She has crafted many presentations on major giving, donor trends and fundraising statistics and has assisted clients in producing marketing materials.  

Kelsey received a B.A. in Elementary Education from Oakland University. Her passion for teaching and giving back to her students and the special education community is what led her to pursue a career in philanthropy and fundraising. Kelsey is a graduate of Central Michigan University with a M.A. in Philanthropy and Fundraising.  She is a member of the Detroit Economic Club Young Leaders, the Association of Fundraising Professionals, a 2023 Marjorie S. Fisher Fellow, and is a member of the BISSELL Pet Foundation’s Junior Board. She has received three grant writing certificates from Nonprofit Ready, Cengage Group and Udemy.

Kelsey currently resides in Lake Orion, Michigan and in her free time enjoys volunteering for Abraham Ranch, horsebackriding, kayaking, and traveling.


Mary Ann O'Leary

Office Manager




Mary Ann started with The Remington Group in the fall of 2008.  She coordinates the scheduling and finances for the firm.  She handles all aspects of the firms Business, including payables/receivables, forecasting and reporting, and coordinates all financial audits.

Mary Ann’s career started with Pepsi and the Yum brands in various sales and marketing roles for twelve years, before staying home to raise her three young boys.

Mary Ann received her undergraduate degree at John Carroll University with a Communications and Marketing degree and was a student athlete.  She was inducted into the John Carroll Hall of Fame in 2010.

Mary Ann currently resides in Beverly Hills, Michigan with her husband, Pat, and three sons, Quinn, Jack and Paddy.

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Head of security - posthumously

Bass has been with the firm for a few years and currently serves as the Head of Security. Bass’ responsibilities include greeting visitors, accompanying staff to the mailbox, carefully inspecting FedEx deliveries, and consulting with the Head of Hospitality on any security matters. Ambassador graduated in 2012 from the Birmingham Dog Obedience School, where he was the youngest to graduate in his class.

Who We've Work With

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