Captain Pat Peterson
Mr. Peterson served in the U.S. Navy for over 25 years culminating as the Commander of the U.S. Navy's largest Patrol Wing. He had numerous tours in the Pentagon where he was instrumental in strategic planning, procurement and resource planning as a member of the Chief of Naval Operations Staff. Mr. Peterson has worked closely with the Naval Air Systems Command, Naval Sea Systems Command and Office of Naval Research. Mr. Peterson has served as a Military Legislative Assistant to Senator William S. Cohen and he brings a firsthand understanding of how policy and funding can build partnerships between private sector suppliers and the U.S. military. Mr. Peterson has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from North Dakota State University, a Master’s degree in Marketing Communications from Roosevelt University, and a Master’s degree in National Resource Strategy from the Industrial College of Armed Forces.