Mark Peterson founded and leads Bridgeway Capital, a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) with over $100 million in assets that invests in economic opportunity and community revitalization across western Pennsylvania. Since 1990, Bridgeway has been at the forefront of community and economic development as a leader in supporting entrepreneurship and real estate projects that create economic growth in disinvested communities. More than 11,000 jobs have been created or preserved, leading toward its mission to create a thriving region for all. Mr. Peterson has more than 40 years of experience in managing nonprofit organizations in Pittsburgh. Prior to founding Bridgeway Capital, he served as a management and fundraising consultant to nonprofit organizations. Mark received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Wittenberg University.