From 2005 to 2007, Pete served as Director of Global Licensing at Newell Rubbermaid for the Rubbermaid brand. In just over two years, wholesale sales grew from $30 million to over $70 million and average royalty rates increased by greater than 2%, more than doubling royalty revenue. For his achievements, Pete received the MVP Award for stellar contributions to the Global Licensing department in 2006. In his final role at Newell Rubbermaid, Pete served as the General Manager of CardScan, where he delivered quick wins while rejuvenating the organizational culture. Throughout his career, Pete has operated in the global arena, having worked in more than 40 countries and managed extensive projects across national and continental borders.
In 2018, Pete brought his message to an even wider audience through his Award-Winning book, Expand, Grow, Thrive, which achieved the #1 New Release ranking on Amazon. Pete also lends his expertise to Forbes and Entrepreneur as a contributing writer.
When he’s not working to expand brands, Pete loves spending time with his wife, Emily, and his four adult children.