National Advisory Council

Michael L. Peterson

Michael L. Peterson

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Member Since: 2015


Shelley Peterson

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Job Title: CEO
Company: TRIO Petroleum Corp.


  • financial management
  • mergers and acquisitions
  • venture capital


Michael Peterson is CEO of TRIO Petroleum Corp. He is the past 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, Danville Stake Presidency, as a counselor in the Oakland-San Francisco Mission presidency and as president of the Taiwan Taipei Mission. Michael loves all BYU sports, exercise, singing, and the cultural arts.