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 recently returned from serving as the president of the Taiwan Taipei Mission. 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, and as a counselor in the Oakland-San Francisco Mission presidency. Michael loves all BYU sports, exercise, singing, and the cultural arts. Michael and Shelley have three sons and two daughters.