John Peterson is a 37-year veteran in the New England Recruiting Industry. He and his wife Mary Ann have been married over 35 years. They’ve raised two daughters both successful professionals in Human Resources and Sales Management positions at global corporations. Over his lifetime, he and his family has resided and owned properties in MA, NH, VT, and ME.
Raised in Concord, MA, John developed his early core values from helping people and organizations while leading community programs throughout his academic years. He directed a crisis counseling center called “The Listening Post” in his late teens.
He helped to lead the merger & collaboration when integrating that non-profit into an eight-town community multi-service Center in Middlesex County. He became employed there as 2nd in command at the age of 18. This full-time position also situated him as a specialized counselor with incarcerated populations in a maximum-security state prison & state hospitals while juggling the full-load of courses for his college degree.
Now after three decades of building Talent Search & Consulting Firms in the Corporate world, he continues to evolve and embrace change. John remains keenly tuned-in to “Human” Resources, and matching the requirements of Corporate entities with the professional & career needs of highly talented specialists and leadership profiles. His initial values which had him listening closely to the needs of organizations, the business community, and individuals have never left his approach.
Community Interests over his lifetime: finding better solutions to the problems most affecting American families; i.e., substance abuse/misuse; the cycles of poverty; teenage challenges with anxiety, anger, and all addictions; bullying of any sort; encouraging good health, recreation and career development.