President & Chair


Andrew Peters


Dr. Andrew Peters is the original founding partner of Rising Stars Athletics & Education. As a student athlete at McMaster, he completed his Undergraduate and Masters Degrees. In continuing his pursuit of higher education, he went on to complete a PhD at Western, while continuing to serve as a coach, teacher, and in various administration positions within the private school industry. Throughout the completion of post secondary and graduate degrees, Dr Peters continued to pursue his passion for business, youth and community by developing innovative youth and sport development programs and partnerships, and establishing the Rising Stars Group of Companies.

Dr Peters now serves as President and Chair of the Rising Stars Group of Companies. Under his direction and leadership, Rising Stars has continually diversified across sectors, and experienced significant national growth in the process.  He has been a strong builder and supporter of community partnerships across sectors and groups to achieve common goals. Through leading this community-based organization, he has continually devoted his time and energy to facilitating dialogue, developing, and advising stakeholders in the creation of innovative academic and athletic programs in support of students, schools, and communities.