Nancy Peterson is Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer for AlliedBarton Security Services, a national security guard firm with more than 53,000 employees. She has extensive experience in all aspects of transactional law with specific expertise in the negotiation of commercial agreements, compliance management and general corporate matters.
Ms. Peterson previously served as General Counsel for a nationwide candy manufacturer and licensing company and as Assistant General Counsel for ARAMARK Corporation. Before commencing her work as an in-house lawyer, Ms. Peterson was an associate in the real estate department in one of Philadelphia’s largest law firms.
Ms. Peterson received her law degree from Villanova University where upon graduation she received the Herman Schwartz Award (presented annually to the person in the graduating class who, in the opinions of the faculty, has contributed the most to the achievement of equality of opportunity and treatment for women). Ms. Peterson received her bachelor’s degree in History from Colorado College. In addition to her appointment to the HLAA Board of Trustees, Ms. Peterson has served on the Boards of The Please Touch Children’s Museum and Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech. She is also a member of The Forum of Executive Women and chairs its Forum Award Committee. Ms. Peterson has bilateral hearing aids, as do her two children and other family members.
Ms. Peterson was nominated to the HLAA Board of Trustees in 2012.