DiversityInc Events: Michael Peters

Michael Peters

Michael Peters is Senior Director, Talent Acquisition and Talent Management,Comcast Freedom Region.

In his role, Michael leads an organization responsible for hiring for all functions in one of Comcast’s largest regions. Michael has previously served as the Director of Technology Talent Acquisition for the National Engineering and Technical Operations division and was responsible for standing up the Diversity Recruiting function within the company. During that time, Michael helped contribute to Comcast’s rise on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list from honorable mention in 2012 to #29 in 2016.

Prior to Comcast, Michael served as a Senior Management Consultant for Deloitte Consulting, LLP’s Organization & Talent service line, where he helped organizations improve business performance through strategic, structural, human, business process, and technology changes. In particular, Michael helped companies draw the link between their Diversity and Inclusion efforts to the bottom line, through engaging their diverse workforces to create innovating products and services for their customers.

Michael earned his MBA at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business where he served as the President of the Black Business Student Forum and was awarded the inaugural Marietta and Sherwood Frey Scholarship. He currently serves on the Diversity Advisory Council for the institution.

Prior to business school, Mr. Peters spent eight years in the Talent & Staffing industry serving Fortune 500 clients in the areas of Telecom, Engineering and Information Technology before starting his own human capital consulting business. He also spent five years coaching men’s college basketball as an Associate Head Coach for Penn State Abington College. Michael holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from the Smeal College of Business at the Pennsylvania State University.

Mr. Peters is a Consortium for Graduate Study in Management Fellow and alumni member of Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT).

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