National Advisory Council

Michael L. Peterson


Shelley Peterson


Job Title: President and CEO
Company: PEDEVCO
Location: California, United States


  • financial
  • management


Michael Peterson is president and CEO of Pacific Energy Development (PEDEVCO), a NYSE publicly-traded company engaged in the development of energy projects, including shale oil and gas, in the United States. Prior to PEDEVCO, Michael worked in the financial services/investment banking industry for more than twenty years, with the majority of his career at Goldman Sachs and as managing partner of a private equity fund. He earned his bachelor's degree in statistics/computer science and his MBA from BYU. He is currently serving as the past president of Mt. Diablo Silverado BSA Council and as a counselor in the Oakland-San Francisco Mission presidency. He loves all BYU sports, the arts and theater, and tries to keep up on his Mandarin Chinese. Michael and Shelley have five children.