Bob Peterson is the CEO and founder of TLP, Inc.—a management consulting firm. He was born in Kansas City, Missouri and graduated from Emporia State University (Kansas) with a BS in Management and a Masters in Business Administration. He received his Ph.D. from Southern Illinois University and did post-doctoral work at the University of Chicago and Cleveland State University.

Bob is a former board member of the Isles Yacht Club (serving as Commodore for one year), the Punta Gorda Isles Civic Association (serving as president for two years), St Andrews South Golf Club (serving as Treasurer for one year and President for two years), and the PGIslanders (serving a Commodore for one year). He is a past chair of the Foundation’s Scholarship Committee.

He is a veteran of the US Army.  He and his wife, Cate, moved to Punta Gorda in 2003.  Both are avid golfers and boaters.