After graduating college with a B.S. in biology, Pete worked as a superintendent at an industrial wastewater treatment facility. This experience guided him to seek an engineering degree, and he received his doctorate from Johns Hopkins University at the age of 47. As HDR’s Water Treatment Director, Pete has worked on a combined total of over one billion gallons of treated water. His career has been focused on providing a nexus between water treatment technology application and operations. He embraces the philosophy “an unexamined life is not worth living” and enjoys the great outdoors, including hiking, biking, camping, and fishing, as well as urban adventures in the U.S. and abroad.