National Advisory Council
Michael L. Peterson
Employment:Job Title: President and CEO
Location: California, United States
- financial management
- mergers and acquisitions
- venture capital
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.