Meet the Team


We're Proud to Be Family!

Team Peterson is a diverse group of 250 sincere, hardworking, dedicated people who share a common commitment to pursue excellence in service to our customers. We’re proud to be a family company and that means a few things to us: we are a family, we are family-friendly, and we employ multiple generations and members of many families! We are also proud of the backgrounds and wide-ranging expertise of our team members, from CDL drivers to HACCP-certified QA personnel to ACS-CCPs, chefs, and pastry chefs. 



Learn about the members of Team Peterson & how we all work together to Deliver a World of Good Taste.


Brian Lyden is our Chief Operating Officer and Laurra Lyden McGregor is our Director of Positive Engagement. Together, they are the third-generation family owner-operators of the Peterson Company.

Sales & Marketing

A diverse group of food, marketing, and customer service experts who share a single focus: take great care of our customers and help them be successful in their business!

Purchasing & Logistics

This is the team who manages every step involved in buying and transporting products from around the world to our warehouses by truck, ship, train, and airplane.

Quality Assurance

Our HACCP-certified, resident experts continuously push Peterson ahead of the curve on all aspects of food safety and supply chain integrity, from sourcing to transit to storage, production, and delivery.

Information Technology

Our IT team keeps our company and every employee outfitted with reliable technology needed to make the magic happen.


Lights, camera … action! Ops is where the action happens: receiving, stocking, picking, shipping, delivery. Fast-paced and high-energy, this team ensures products from our warehouse make it to our customers’ doorstep accurately and efficiently.


Our professional cheese monger team cuts, wraps, labels, and packs thousands of pounds of cheese per day for our customers!

Human Resources

Our HR team recruits & supports the great people who are the foundation of everything we do.


This is the team who manages timely inflows and outflows between Peterson and our suppliers, customers, and employees.

Interested in joining our team? Check out our careers page for current openings.