Capt. Pat Peterson (U.S. Navy, ret.) served in the U.S. Navy for over 25 years culminating as the Commander of the U.S. Navy’s largest Patrol Wing.
Previously, Cpt. Peterson served as a Military Legislative Assistant to Sen. William Cohen (ME) where he used policy and funding to build partnerships between private sector suppliers and the U.S. military. Cpt. Peterson began his career in the U.S. Navy where he completed numerous tours in the Pentagon and was instrumental in strategic procurement and resource planning as a member of the Chief of Naval Operations Staff. Throughout his career, Cpt. Peterson has worked closely with the Naval Air Systems Command, Naval Sea Systems Command, and the Office of Naval Research.
Cpt. Peterson holds a B.A. in Economics from North Dakota State University, an M.A. in Marketing Communications from Roosevelt University, and an M.A. in National Resource Strategy from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces.