Pete Peterson is founder and chairman of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation, a nonpartisan organization dedicated to raising awareness of America’s long-term fiscal challenges and promoting solutions to ensure a better economic future. The Foundation works with leading thinkers, policy experts, elected officials, and the public to build support for efforts to put America on a fiscally sustainable path.
Our mission is to increase public awareness of the nature and urgency of key fiscal challenges threatening America's future and to accelerate action on them. To address these challenges successfully, we work to bring Americans together to find and implement sensible, long-term solutions that transcend age, party lines and ideological divides in order to achieve real results.
As President and Chief Operating Officer of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation, Michael combines his extensive private sector experience with his dedication to public service. He oversees the strategic direction of the Foundation, guiding policy and shaping strategy for its major initiatives, key partnerships, and long-term objectives.