Peter Orozco

Peter has spent most of his professional career working with The National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS), helping college students achieve academic, professional, and personal success through goal planning and mentorship.  Peter was the president of the NSLS chapter at New Jersey City University before joining the National Office, where he managed a $200,000 scholarship program and served on the Operations team. Peter’s nine years with the Society has ensured local community leaders receive the recognition and support they need to further their impact. He previously served as the Operations Director for The BETES, a nonprofit using the arts to help diabetics and others with chronic diseases nurture a healthier emotional relationship with their condition.  

Peter is an ACE Certified Personal Trainer and has lived with Type 1 diabetes since he was eleven years old.  Peter is an accomplished musician, studying and performing as a drummer for longer than his diagnosis. Traveling internationally for his performances, Peter has worked with nonprofits such as Beakerhead, connecting the Arts and Sciences to influence the next generation, and has performed local school tours to teach students what is possible despite living with a chronic disease.  He has practiced the Brazilian martial art Capoeira for nine years, and loves to study the link between movement, creativity, and well-being.

Peter graduated from New Jersey City University with his Bachelor’s of Arts in History and Music. He received his Master’s of Public Administration from Baruch College.