Peter Meijer is the oldest son of Hank Meijer, co-chairman of the family-owned Michigan-based supercenter chain with more 230 stores across the...
Peter Meijer is the oldest son of Hank Meijer, co-chairman of the family-owned Michigan-based supercenter chain with more 230 stores across the Midwest. Hank and his younger brother Doug Meijer are the richest billionaires in the state with an estimated fortune of $7.2 billion, according to Forbes magazine. The Meijer family has traditionally been low key about its politics.
Meijer is on the board of With Honor Action. He'll be serving in the volunteer position with George Schultz, a Marine Corps veteran and former Secretary of State during the Reagan Administration.
Meijer, who is splitting his time between Michigan and New York City, is currently in the individual ready reserve. He recently earned a MBA from New York University.
After finishing his undergraduate degree at Columbia University in New York, Meijer worked in Afghanistan as a conflict analyst for a humanitarian organization from 2013 to 2015.