Peter Ghafari

Director of Business Development

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With his industrial engineering background and lifelong interest in urban renewal and development, Peter is motivated to develop strategies that spur high performance and collaborate with others to propel communities forward. As Director of Business Development, he seeks new opportunities that leverage Ghafari’s skillsets and technology prowess while advancing the range of our experience.

Prior to joining Ghafari in 2013, Peter worked as a consultant at Accenture in Boston. There, he specialized in supporting enterprise-level project initiatives at high-tech Fortune 500 companies.

Peter holds a Master of Science in industrial engineering from Wayne State University with an emphasis on lean manufacturing and project management and a Bachelor of Science in business administration from Boston University with concentrations in finance and operations management. He was a member of the 2016 cohort of the Young American Leaders Program at Harvard Business School. Active in the Detroit community, Peter is a member of the Detroit Economic Club Young Leaders and a board member of the Detroit Institute of Arts Founders Junior Council. He is also a Lean Construction Institute and United Way member.