Bill Peterson


Bill Peterson co-leads CarterBaldwin’s nonprofit and academic practice, recruiting senior leaders for state university systems, private education institutions, nonprofit entities, healthcare organizations and related companies.  With over twenty years of executive search experience, Bill has successfully led hundreds of searches for chief executive officers, presidents, provosts, vice presidents and deans for private and public institutions, as well as senior level executives for corporate clients.

Before joining CarterBaldwin, Bill spent six years in the Atlanta office of a national search firm as a partner, leading the firm’s healthcare and higher education practice.  Bill’s earlier search experience focused in the health care sector where Bill recruited and led clinical and physician searches for North American health systems and academic medical centers.

Bill graduated from Liberty University with a bachelor’s degree in political science.  He and his family have frequently opened their home to foster children and are actively involved with Fostering Together at North Point Community Church.  Bill is on the Board of the Arrow Child and Family Foundation and serves on the advisory board of the Atlanta Mission.  He has been married to Angela for more than twenty years and they have three children.