After graduating from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy with a degree in Marine Engineering, Pete served as an officer on several assignments in the Pacific and in California. During his six years in the Coast Guard, he was Commanding Officer of two Coast Guard units.
Pete's career includes systems design and development positions at IBM, EDS and Chevron. Pete served in project management roles designing, developing and managing systems development projects at Chevron and Household Financial Services. For the past 15 years, Pete has provided consulting services to businesses, large and small, in many industries. His focus is on providing optimum solutions for his clients and integrating their business applications seamlessly with their web sites and eCommerce platforms.
As a QuickBooks ProAdvisor since 2004, he can bring to his clients superior knowledge of the practices and procedures that conform to his clients’ business model. Pete is certified by Intuit for QuickBooks Online and QuickBooks Desktop. Pete is the leader and organizer of the San Francisco Bay Area QuickBooks and Business Coaches Meetup group.
Pete's business philosophy is to become a trusted advisor on his clients' teams, sharing common goals and objectives and a desire to achieve perfection. He works diligently to insure that both he and his clients have a very clear understanding of what it will take to achieve success in today's extremely complex technological and financial business world.