MARTIN PETERS, ESQ.
Experienced Attorney and Nonprofit Executive
For the past twelve years Martin has worked at a national nonprofit organization serving in a variety of capacities including overseeing the placement of children in foster care, serving as a utilization manager, and managing nearly $230M in revenue contracts and $100M in subcontracts.
Most recently he has served in several executive level positions including Interim Chief External Relations Officer and currently as the Chief of Staff to the President and CEO. Martin coordinates the activities of all members of the Executive Leadership team, leads the organization’s External Relations efforts, oversees government relations and lobbying endeavors, and performs key board-related planning, communication and support functions. Additionally, Martin provides strategic guidance and counsel on long term organizational needs including succession planning, legal matters, mergers and acquisitions, risk management issues, business development and strategic relationships.
Martin has a Bachelor's degree in Business Management, received his Juris Doctor from Western Michigan University - Cooley Law School and completed the Nonprofit Executive Program at Florida State University's Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship. In 2020, Martin was selected as a Bloomberg Fellow, a groundbreaking initiative at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health that provides world-class public health training to individuals engaged with organizations tackling critical challenges facing the United States. Martin is grateful to be able to pursue a masters in public health degree and use his new skills to tackle the problems associated with adolescent health in our country.
Outside of work, Martin is married and the proud father of five children including one who was adopted from the foster care system. Additionally, Martin is a licensed General Contractor in the state of Florida, a member of the Florida Bar and novice real estate investor.