Peter is originally from Brooklyn N.Y. After graduating from College with a degree in Public Relations, he worked in finance but a call to serve led him to enlist in the U.S. Coast Guard. His tours of duty had him moving to California, Florida, Rhode Island, Alaska, and finally Oregon. He served with distinction conducting hundreds of missions from Search and Rescue to Maritime Security. Operationally he led teams, developed mission plans, and trained members. Working closely with the public and agencies he honed his skills as a highly effective communicator. After retiring from the Coast Guard, he decided to move from saving lives to changing lives and recently joined the team at Matin.