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 serving as the president of the Taiwan Taipei Mission. He is the president and CEO of Pacific Energy Development. He previously 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.