Peterson Partners

Joel Peterson
Founding Partner & Chairman
Joel is the Founding Partner and Chairman of Peterson Partners. Joel has a long history of successful growth capital investments in a variety of industries. He currently teaches Entrepreneurial Management at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business, is the Chairman of the Board of Overseers at the Hoover Institution at Stanford as well as the Chairman of the Board at JetBlue Airways, and serves as a Director of Franklin Covey. He served formerly as Managing Partner of Trammell Crow Company. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School. Joel is the author of The 10 Laws of Trust: Building the Bonds that make a Business Great.
JR De Agostini
Principal
JR is a Principal at Peterson Partners. Prior to joining Peterson Partners, JR was an investment banking associate with JP Morgan’s healthcare group in San Francisco. Prior to joining JP Morgan, JR served as a Navy SEAL team leader. JR received an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business and B.A. degrees in Economics from the University of Utah.
Max Artz
Principal
Max is a Principal at Peterson Partners. Prior to joining Peterson Partners, Max worked as Chief of Staff at Flow Commerce. Prior to joining Flow, Max was the General Manager of China at The Aromatherapy Company, a New Zealand home goods company, based in Shanghai. Max began his career with The Royal Bank of Scotland in the International Banking division. Max received an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a B.S. from Babson College.

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