As a Managing Member at The Peterson Company, Dave oversees the Property Services team, which is responsible for more than 200 buildings in Central Indiana, Ft Wayne, Columbus Ohio, and Cincinnati Ohio. His team deals with local, regional, and national property owners. Dave relies on his more than 25 years of facility maintenance experience to solve problems for tenants an owners.
As a Managing Member at The Peterson Company, Brett oversees the Tenant Improvement team. He estimates and manages the completion of improvement projects from small office remodels to complete building renovations. The Ball State University graduate takes a hands-on approach on every project, whether it’s new construction, office tenant improvements, warehouses, doctor’s offices, restaurants, schools, or anything in between. Brett likes to hunt, fish and spend time with family.
As a Managing Member at The Peterson Company, Bret oversees the New Construction team with a focus on client relations, pre-construction services, expanding markets and new opportunities. Before joining The Peterson Company in 2000, he earned his degree in Construction Technology from Indiana State University in 1997. With years of experience in the commercial construction industry, Bret has overseen multiple major projects. When he’s not in the office, he enjoys working on the farm with his family.
In 2020 Don moved up to CEO of the company after heading up all things financial since the company started. He will continue to apply his more than 30 years of financial management experience in moving the company forward by working closely with all of the growing operations of the company. He is a Certified Public Accountant, with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Ball State University. When he manages to sneak away from the office, Don enjoys hanging out with his family and traveling.
As COO, Larry is involved with all the aspects of The Peterson Company, including direct oversight of the Construction, Maintenance and Property Management divisions. With a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan Technological University, Larry has worked in the commercial development industry since 1999, and has led teams in land acquisition, land development and building construction in the commercial/industrial real estate arena. In his free time, don’t’ be surprised to find him on a golf course swinging a golf club left-handed, even though he’s right-handed in everything else in life.
As the CFO, Tom has high level responsibility for all aspects of the accounting and admin department. Tom is a CPA with over 25 years of accounting experience. That experience includes five years in public accounting, a successful stint as a small business owner, over ten years as a controller in the communications, construction, distribution, and healthcare IT industries, and over ten years as a senior level executive. He earned his B.S degree in Accounting from Indiana University Bloomington. When not at the office, Tom is usually at a sporting event cheering on one of his sons.
George comes to Peterson with an Industrial Design degree from Purdue University. He spent many years working as a project manager and superintendent. Additionally, George is a safety leader and quality assurance manager. His leadership experience spans 34+ years in construction. He enjoys anything outdoors, from scuba diving and fishing to golfing and hiking.
As the Marketing Coordinator, Zoe creates new content and supports all marketing strategies for the Peterson Company. She graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2020 from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. In her spare time, Zoe enjoys travelling and hiking.
As Vice President of Development and Operations, Matt oversees all aspects of development, site planning, project sourcing, and transaction negotiation. He brings 5 years of experience in commercial/industrial development and has been part of many projects for a nationally recognized owner-developer. He received his bachelor's degree from Indiana University, master's degree from Purdue University, and his MBA from the University of South Florida. While not in the office, Matt enjoys spending time outside with his wife and two daughters, playing golf and traveling.
As the lead Project Manager for the Tenant Improvement team at The Peterson Company, Jason manages the day-to-day duties on job sites of multiple commercial renovation. He excels in client relations, and also assists in estimating. The Purdue University graduate joined the company in 2015.
As an Assistant Project Manager, Lee works directly under the Director of New Construction. He helps with all aspects of construction, from start to finish. Lee has over 5 years of experience. He is currently pursuing a Construction Management degree from Indiana State University. In his spare time, he enjoys fishing and spending time with his family.
Assistant Project Manager – New Construction Division
As the VP of Finance, Ken manages multiple aspects of the Finance department, primarily within the New Construction and Tenant Improvement divisions. He is a CPA and results-oriented Finance leader, with over 12 years of accounting experience, primarily in the healthcare IT industry. Before joining The Peterson Company, he was the CFO of a publicly-held healthcare IT consulting company. As an ambitious business professional, he is passionate about continuous improvement, helping his teammates grow personally and professionally, and helping our company meet and exceed its financial goals. He earned bachelor’s degrees in both Accounting and Business Management at the University of Evansville. Outside of work, Ken enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf, and coaching his sons in basketball, football, and baseball
John oversees all operations and staffing of the New Construction Division, as well as a focus on client-relationships and the growth and development of the division and team. With over 10 years of experience in multiple industry sectors (healthcare, high-end retail, mission critical, food grade, and industrial), he is responsible for overall job progress, system/process integration and projection on trends and supply chain issues. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Purdue University in Building Construction Management. John enjoys getting outdoors with his family, fishing, hunting, skiing and traveling.
As an Accounting Generalist, Amy is assisting the finance team with performing various accounting tasks. She has worked with most of the Peterson financial team members at previous employers. Amy has a seasoned background in Accounting - over the past 20 years she has served in various accounting support positions. Originally from the ‘Big Sky’ state of Montana, she earned her bachelor's degree in Business from Montana State University. When not performing accounting tasks, Amy enjoys baking, traveling, and spending time with her family.
As a Senior Project Manager at The Peterson Company, Dennis oversees design/build and large industrial projects. Joining the company in 2016, the U.S. Army veteran brings more than 25 years of commercial construction management to our team.
Senior Project Manager – New Construction Division
Aaron comes to Peterson with a diverse construction background. He spent many years working as a carpenter before gaining experience as a superintendent. He has since worked on multiple projects in Indiana, Ohio, and North Carolina. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Purdue University in Construction Management. He recently joined Peterson in 2021. Aaron enjoys hiking, go-kart racing, and baking pies.
David comes to Peterson with a diverse construction background. He spent many years working in hospital construction in a “clean room” environment. Additionally, he has run countless tenant finish projects as well as ground up construction projects. His leadership experience spans 25+ years in construction and manufacturing industries. He enjoys anything with an engine, that is considered an antique. He also enjoys traveling.
As Sr. Vice President, Manish is focused on client relations, business development, pre-construction services and expanding Peterson’s platform into new markets and industry segments. With over 30 years of experience in construction and development, Manish has worked in numerous cities on a variety of projects. He earned his Construction Engineering degree from Purdue University and an MBA from Indiana Wesleyan. Away from the office, Manish enjoys traveling and golfing.
Tim has worked in the commercial construction industry for about 20 years, with 18 of those years spent as a superintendent. He earned an associate’s degree from Ivy Technical college in Applied Science. He recently joined Peterson in 2021. Tim enjoys spending time with family, being outdoors, and playing golf.
Eric Goble joined The Peterson Company in 2010. With almost 30 years of experience in HVAC, Eric is responsible for designing, drafting, estimating, and managing our HVAC installation projects. He is an Army Veteran and a graduate of the ABC trade school with a Journeyman's card in HVAC. Eric enjoys riding his motorcycle and camping with family in his spare time.
Eric Goolsby, a Senior Superintendent, comes to Peterson with a bachelor’s in Construction Management from the University of Houston and an M.S.E from the University of Michigan.
Eric has over 15 years of construction experience in the healthcare, high-rise, and government sectors. He is also medically retired from the Marine Corps. In his free time, Eric enjoys being outside, grilling food, and spending time with his daughter and dog.
Daryl has over 30 years’ experience as a Travel Superintendent. Daryl’s strongest qualities as a Project Manager are in tilt wall, precast and post tension concrete buildings. He has also built several Mid to High rise projects. Born and raised in the beach town of Wilmington, NC. Daryl loves to scuba dive and deep sea fish. He also has been playing guitar for 50 years and has a blues band he plays with in his spare time.
As a Project Manager for the Tenant Improvement division, Joe coordinates projects from start to finish. Priding himself on communication and attention to detail, his primary goal is to deliver a top-notch product on time and on budget. His bachelor’s degree in Construction Engineering and Management Technology from IUPUI combined with seven years of experience in project management, are the foundation of this effort. Outside of work, Joe enjoys golfing and spending time with his family.
HVAC Department Manager Johnny Howard joined The Peterson Company in 2013. With more than 25 years of experience in HVAC, Johnny handles all HVAC needs, from overseeing the estimation and completion of new jobs to running the service side of the department. He received EPA Universal Refrigeration Certification in 1994, ABC apprenticeship graduate in 2003, and “Master Unlimited” mechanical license holder in Indianapolis and surrounding areas.
As a Project Engineer at The Peterson Company, Trey works closely with the Project Managers and Superintendents of the New Construction division overseeing our construction projects to make sure they are completed on time and without any setbacks. Trey graduated from Ball State, where he majored in Construction Management and minored in Business Administration. In his spare time, Trey enjoys hunting, fishing, golfing and spending time with friends and family.
A “Buckeye” transplant from Ohio since 1995, Liz has worked in various accounting positions since she started her career. She earned her Accounting/Business Management degree from Franklin University in Columbus, Ohio. As Accounting Manager, she works with staff and vendors to streamline and expedite the accounting practices.
As a Project Manager at The Peterson Company, James supports our ever growing Tenant Improvement team. Having joined The Peterson Company in the fall of 2020, James comes to us with a diverse background of over twenty years experience in commercial construction focusing on project management, estimating, formwork design, and value engineering. A Purdue University Graduate, James has degrees in: Architecture, Interior Design, and Construction Engineering Management Technology.
As a Traveling Superintendant for The Peterson Company, Kevin coordinates all work accomplished on the construction site. He engages and supports all construction players in terms of quality control, safety, and timeliness. Kevin enjoys cooking and grilling BBQ on the grill in his spare time. Kevin and his wife Julie have two dogs, Sam and Pugsley. They enjoy going for walks and visits to the dog park.
Traveling Superintendent – New Constructions Division
Matt is a Traveling Project Manager with over 14 years of experience. He has specialized in M.E.P. and ammonia refrigeration projects. His past projects include Aviation and Aerospace, Defense Department (Navy), nuclear facilities (support buildings), printing facilities and food manufacturing. Matt has been with his longtime girlfriend Shirley for over 25 years and loves spending time with his daughter and grandchildren. He is a car guy and enjoys traveling to Florida a couple of times a year for saltwater fishing trips.
As a Senior Project Manager, Nate is responsible for each project he manages from inception through completion. He collaborates with the estimating department and field staff to ensure the project is completed on time and within budget. He graduated with a Civil Engineering degree from Valparaiso University. Nate has extensive construction experience, the majority of which he gained in the healthcare industry. He spends most of his spare time going to extracurricular activities with his family.
Senior Project Manager – New Construction Division
As the Property Services Manager, Matt guides the day-to-day operations of our maintenance department. Matt is also our head locksmith, becoming certified in 2011. In his spare time, Matt and his wife, Emily, enjoy spending time with their five children.
As Sr. General Superintendent of National Accounts, Chris has over 20 years of commercial construction experience. He joined The Peterson Company in 2016 to lead our travel division. Chris is the primary point of contact for all Peterson traveling superintendents. Chris plays an integral role in maintaining consistency and The Peterson Way with our traveling teams, subcontractors, and clients.
Senior General Superintendent of National Accounts
Wendi McGohon joined The Peterson Company in 2016. With more than 20 years of payroll and administrative experience, Wendi serves as the liaison between customers and our field technicians. A former Kentuckian, Wendi describes herself as an avid Louisville Cardinals fan. Go Cards!
Kevin Mcnabb, a Peterson Project Manager, joined The Peterson Company in 2020. Kevin brings 30+ years of construction experience ranging from heavy concrete construction, institutional, manufacturing, and commercial projects. He attended Indiana State University and spent 12 years as a Field Operations Manager for a large general contractor.
He enjoys hunting and golfing in his spare time.
As a Project Manager at The Peterson Company, Brian supports the Senior Project Management team and manages both new construction and tenant-finish projects. He joined the Peterson family in 2016, with a degree from Indiana University and more than 20 years of experience in the commercial construction industry.
Nick Reuter, our Pre-Construction Manager, comes to Peterson with a bachelor’s in Building Construction Management from Purdue University. Since receiving his degree, he has worked in the construction industry for over 21 years. Over the years, he has gained the majority of his experience in purchasing and estimating for a wide range of projects. His five-person family keeps him busy with sports like football, basketball, tennis, and cheerleading. Nick enjoys family vacations, exercise, lake activities, motorcycles, fishing, and golf.
Our Property Services Assistant Manager, Lance Robertson, has been with The Peterson Company since 2016. Lance is responsible for the estimating and project management of the Property Services Department. He has over 35 years of experience in the building trades and project management. When he is not in the office, he enjoys hunting, fishing, golfing, and spending time with his family.
As a Project Engineer at The Peterson Company, Stephen works closely with the Project Managers and Superintendents of the New Construction division overseeing our construction projects to make sure they are completed on time, under budget, and of the best quality. Stephen graduated from Ball State in 2020, where he majored in Construction Management and minored in Business Administration. In his spare time, Stephen enjoys lifting weights, boating, hunting, and spending time with friends and family
Amber's role as a Construction Project Administrator at The Peterson Company is a hybrid of project administration and AP/AR functions. She graduated from Ivy Tech in Lafayette, Indiana in 2002 with an associate's degree in accounting and has over 16 years of experience in construction project management. When she is not at work, Amber enjoys spending time with her family, attending her children's activities, hosting game nights with friends, and cooking
As a Senior Project Manager at The Peterson Company, Matt oversees each of his projects from inception to completion. He is the primary point of contact for the owners, and he prioritizes their needs and expectations. Matt earned his Building Construction Management degree from Purdue University. In his spare time, he enjoys playing golf, learning about history, and coaching kickball for his daughter's team.
Senior Project Manager – New Construction Division
As Operations Coordinator Brittany wears many hats at The Peterson Company including managing all human resource functions. A Purdue University graduate, Brittany assists in day-to-day coordination and management of business operational activities. In Brittany’s spare time she enjoys being involved in all things Indy including cheering on local sports teams, trying new restaurants and microbreweries and giving back to her community.
Diana Simmons joined The Peterson Company in 2016, and is an integral part of the accounting team handling multiple aspects of accounts receivable and accounts payable. A lifelong Hoosier, Diana earned a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Ball State University and has worked in a variety of fields. She loves to read and describes herself as a NASCAR fan.
As an Assistant Project Manager, Kevin supports the Project Managers / Superintendents with planning and execution for a successful construction project from start to finish. He graduated with a bachelor's degree in Building Construction Management in 2016 from Purdue University. In his spare time, Kevin enjoys traveling, golfing and woodworking.
Assistant Project Manager – New Construction Division
As a Superintendent at The Peterson Company, Zachary supports the Tenant Improvement Division. He joined Peterson in 2020, with a degree from Indiana University Purdue University of Indianapolis in Architectural Technology. He is newly married and enjoys spending time traveling with his wife.
As a Construction Project Coordinator at The Peterson Company, Laura has a blended role assisting the construction and accounting departments with project administration and AP/AR functions. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree at St. Mary-of-the-Woods University in Terre Haute, Indiana in 1995 and has over 20 years of experience in construction project administration. When not at work, Laura enjoys spending time with her husband, children, and grandchildren, playing music with her band, traveling, camping, hiking, and writing.
Todd is an Assistant Project Manager supporting the New Construction Division with 7 years of experience in the commercial construction industry on a various range of projects from industrial to small tenant improvement projects. Todd earned his bachelor’s degree from Purdue in Construction Management. Todd is a husband and a dad to three girls that like to keep him busy. In his free time, Todd enjoys spending time with his family, playing cards, and golfing.
As a Sr. Project Manager, Brandon is responsible for each project he manages from inception through completion and beyond. He is the key point of contact, and his focus on the owner’s needs and expectations is his priority. With a BS in Construction from Purdue in ’95 and an MBA from IU in ’07, his education, coupled with his extensive career path allows him to be a creative problem solver and team builder. Relationships are a core value that Brandon holds in high regard. While not working, Brandon enjoys spending time with his 4 kids, coaching soccer, and giving back to the community as an active member of ACE Mentor of Indiana, Carmel FC, and Carmel Rotary Club.
Senior Project Manager – New Construction Division
Bradley joined The Peterson Company in 2021 after graduating from Ball State University. He earned his bachelor's degree in Construction Management and obtained a minor in Business Administration. Bradley assists the New Construction Superintendents with on-site management and overall coordination to ensure that projects are completed on time and within budget. In his spare time, he enjoys golfing and fishing
As a Project Manager at The Peterson Company, Michael supports the New Construction Division. He joined Peterson in 2018, with a degree from Ivy Tech and more than 20 years of experience in the commercial construction industry. He also serves the very important role of Safety Director for the entire company. Michael enjoys being with his family and is involved in his community; Brownsburg, IN. Michael is on the board of the Brownsburg Girls Softball League. He also coaches softball, baseball, & basketball for both girls & boys of all ages.
Project Manager/Safety Director – New Construction Division