National Advisory Council

Michael L. Peterson

Membership Information:

Member Status: On Church Assignment

Spouse:

Shelley Peterson

Employment:

Job Title: President and CEO
Company: Pacific Energy Development
Location: California, United States

Expertise:

  • financial management
  • mergers and acquisitions
  • venture capital

Biography:

Michael Peterson is currently serving as the president of the Taiwan Taipei Mission. He is the president and CEO of Pacific Energy Development (PEDEVCO). Prior to PEDEVCO, he 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. Michael earned his bachelor’s degree in statistics/computer science and his MBA from BYU. He served as a past president of Mt. Diablo Silverado BSA Council and as a counselor in the Oakland-San Francisco Mission presidency. Michael loves all BYU sports, the arts and theater, and tries to keep up on his Mandarin Chinese.