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Town of Residence: Hainesport
Term Expires: December 31, 2018
Ryan Peters is a Navy SEAL who saw multiple combat deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan, and is currently a Lieutenant Commander in the Naval Reserve, assigned to SEAL Team Eighteen. Peters is an associate with Pepper Hamilton LLP in Philadelphia. Peters is also a certified anti-money laundering specialist with experience in Anti-Money Laundering compliance and internal investigations.
Peters received his J.D., cum laude, from Rutgers School of Law in Camden in 2012, where he was editor-in-chief of the Rutgers Journal of Law and Religion, President of the Student Bar Association, and a Legislative Fellow at the Eagleton Institute of Politics. After graduating from Holy Cross High School in Delran, Peters received a B.S. in political science, cum laude, from the United States Naval Academy in 2004 where was the captain of the Division I varsity soccer team and a Fellow at the Naval Academy Foreign Affairs Conference.
Peters and his wife Stacy, who was born in Edgewater Park and graduated from Lenape High School, have three children: Kaylee (7), Kevin (4), Benjamin (almost 2). Peters also serves on the Board of Directors for the Liberty USO of Pennsylvania and South Jersey.
As Freeholder, Peters' departmental duties include the Prosecutor and Public Safety. Additionally, Peters is a member of the Personnel Committee and Military Affairs.