Frank Peterson has been the city manager of Muskegon since 2013. This role provides him with an opportunity to work and volunteer in pursuit of the community goals that he holds in such high regard: improved quality of life, strong community leadership, and urban prosperity. Prior to taking the position in Muskegon, he served in various management capacities in the cities of Springfield and Grant, Michigan, as well as Lafayette, Indiana.

Peterson holds a bachelor’s degree in public law and a master’s degree in public administration – both from Western Michigan University. He was born and raised in Flint, Michigan and is a proud graduate of Flint Central High School.

He has two daughters, Olivia (10) and Stella (8), one son, Calvin (5) and three special ladies in his life – Emma, Lila, and Elsie Torresen. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, watching MSU football and basketball, and playing indoor soccer and ice hockey.