MARTIN PETERS, ESQ.
Experienced Attorney and Nonprofit Executive
Martin is a skilled corporate problem solver and experienced strategist with a history of leading complex organizations. His dual appointments as Chief of Staff to the CEO and General Counsel allow him to serve as a trusted business advisor and solution-focused legal advocate.
As Chief of Staff, Martin plans and directs various administrative and operational activities for the CEO. He organizes and prioritizes critical issues such as crisis communications, government affairs, and serves as a liaison to the Board of Directors. Additionally, Martin is a trusted strategic advisor to the CEO involved in shaping the organizations' strategic plan, evaluating potential merger and acquisition opportunities, and serving as a liaison with multiple business units including human resources, finance, operations, quality and performance, external relations, and fund development. He is actively involved in high-level personnel decisions, financial planning and monitoring, and creating and reviewing updated succession plans to ensure that the organization has the adequate bench strength to fulfill its mission.
In his capacity as General Counsel, Martin’s portfolio includes a wide variety of legal projects such as contract review and formation, risk management and insurance-related matters, coordinating litigation strategy with external counsel, and advising on and responding to myriad personnel-related matters such as compliance issues and workers compensation claims. As a member of the Florida Bar, Martin is committed to ensuring the highest standards of legal professionalism.
As a lifelong learner, Martin has continually pursued academic opportunities throughout his professional career. Martin earned a bachelor’s degree in business management and later pursued his Juris Doctor degree graduating with honors. In 2020 Martin was selected as a Bloomberg Fellow at The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland where he earned a full scholarship to receive his master’s in public health degree. Martin is currently pursuing an LL.M. degree in Business Law at Florida State University College of Law.