Michael Peterson has nearly three decades of experience in security consulting, Human Resource, and investigative services, including 14 years in the public sector. Mr. Peterson's expertise is in fraud and theft investigations, compliance, security operations, and executive protection. Prior to joining the private sector, he broadened his human behavior acumen through his experience as a court investigator, intensive probation supervisor and law enforcement officer serving in both vice and criminal intelligence.
He collaborates globally with Human Resource professionals in numerous industries providing development training related to interviewing, harassment investigations, ethics, sexual harassment/assaults and code of conduct procedures. Participant testimonials describe his sessions as "powerful, forward thinking, and dynamic."
In addition to his FBI certification as a hostage negotiator, Michael holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Youngstown State University, and graduate honors from the Wharton Business School Executive Leadership Program.