Carter CEO Bob Peterson recently participated as a guest lecturer for a University of Georgia MBA class which focuses on leadership in business. Two students did a presentation about Bob in which they spoke about his background and the career path which led him to Carter.
Below you will find three video clips of the lecture. In the first clip, Bob explains what brought him to Carter and his role today. The second clips shows Bob explaining the four principles one must have in order to be a great business leader. In the final clip, two students talk about what they learned from Bob, such as dealing with personal weaknesses and risk taking.
Bob Peterson joined Carter in May 2001 as a partner and executive vice president. In October 2002, he assumed the role of Chairman and CEO of Carter. Prior to joining Carter, Bob served as CEO of Peterson Properties, a full-service commercial real estate company, which he founded in 1979 and sold to CarrAmerica in 1996. Peterson Properties developed more than 30 office and industrial projects totaling four million square feet, and handled more than $1 billion in investment transactions over a 17-year period. Prior to joining Carter, Mr. Peterson was managing director of CarrAmerica Realty Company (NYSE: CRE) and president of CarrAmerica Development Inc. He also served on CarrAmerica’s investment and operating committees.