Bio

About Allan Petersen

Once upon a time, in an economy far far away, I spent eight years between investment banking and private equity. I loved my colleagues and learned more than I could have hoped for, but decided that I would try to find my passion before time caught up with me. I left on great terms to pursue my life’s dreams.

After a fabulous five years of career exploration, I came back. Now, I am:

All opinions expressed on this website are my own, and not necessarily representative of my employer(s).

For more information on Dead Man’s Burden, visit our website and Facebook page.

For more information on Nautic Partners, visit our website.


I am fortunate to have a beautiful wife, Alissa, and a handsome son, Karsten. During our (scarce) free time, you can find us traveling, hiking, bird watching, reading, taking photos, and playing in the yard of our house in the Boston suburbs. I was born and raised in Washington, DC. For better or for worse, that makes me a Washington RedskinsWashington Capitals, and Washington Post fan for life.