Roy Peterson

Roy Peterson

CEO Coach

Orlando, FL

Working with non-profit leaders has been a deep passion for Roy. Before joining DickersonBakker as a CEO Coach, he served as President/CEO of Wycliffe Bible Translators, American Bible Society, and The Seed Company. Prior to these executive roles spanning over two decades, Roy held overseas leadership positions with Wycliffe/SIL, in both Ecuador and Guatemala. He enjoyed a successful career in business management in prior years, and has cemented his place as a leader in the nonprofit world.

Roy’s role as a DickersonBakker CEO Coach is to help C-executives excel in their organizational development goals leveraging their vision, confidence, and ministry impact.

His extensive experience and history of overcoming organizational challenges equips Roy to serve with an individualized approach to executive coaching. He’s helping nonprofit leaders from all different size organizations achieve their goals. He is both a CTA Certified Coach and a member of the International Coaching Federation.

Roy holds a Master’s degree in Social Science/Leadership Studies from Azusa Pacific University and a Business Administration degree from Roger Williams University. In addition to completing Stanford University’s Executive Education Program, he has two Honorary Doctorates from Eastern University and Taylor University.  He lives in Orlando, FL with his wife Rita. When he takes a break from the nonprofit world, Roy and Rita love to spend time with their family and make memories with their six grandchildren.

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