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Peter Gunder

Chief Business Development Officer, American Family Mutual Insurance Company, S.I.

Peter Gunder is the Chief Business Development Officer of American Family Mutual Insurance Company, S.I.  

Peter is a member of American Family’s senior executive team. He leads the company’s innovation programs and corporate venture capital efforts. He has served previously in a variety of executive officer roles overseeing mergers and acquisitions, corporate strategy, product management, and investments. Peter co-founded American Family's data science and analytics laboratory.

Before joining American Family, Peter was co-founder, chief investment officer, and managing director of Cardinal Investment Advisors in Chicago. Previously, Peter helped build MMI Companies and led MMI’s initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange.  

Peter is a member of the Board of Directors of StartingBlock Madison, a collaborative environment of learning, mentorship and resources for entrepreneurs. He serves on the Board of Directors of start-ups in San Francisco and Chicago.

Peter earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Stanford University and an MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business (Booth). He is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Education

  • M.B.A., The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
  • B.S., Stanford University