Nathan Peterson

Nathan Peterson


Summary of Qualifications

Experienced marketing leader in creative individual and team project management. Numerous commendations for presentation performance and leadership. Ten years of customer service experience working in very diverse environments. Six years retail SalesExperience. Four years management experience. Four years coaching experience within the business, sports, health, and wellness industries.


·Very strong leadership and management capabilities

·Possess important customer relationship skills resulting in sustaining business

·Thrives on presentation and business communication

·Passion for creativity in a marketing, specifically writing and campaign design

·Independent worker as well as strong contributor to a team

·Works well in fast paced, pressure environment


B.A. Business Administration, Marketing(Overall GPA: 3.4, Marketing Concentration GPA: 3.72)

University of Washington, Class of 2008

Honor Societies

·Member of the University of Washington’s Tau Sigma Honor Society

·Member of Beta Gama Sigma Honor Society

Student Organization

·DECA/Delta Epsilon Chi (DEC)

·6 years DECA/DEC (High School/College Student Business and Marketing Organization)


·Selected to the University’s Quarterly Deans List

·Chosen as the 2008 Honorary Guest Speaker at the University of Washington Bothell’s Chancellor’s Recognition Reception

·Elected President of the University of Washington DECA Marketing Organization

·DECA Earned 2008 Outstanding Student Organization of the Year Award

·Three 1st place awards in DECA State Business Competition

·Four top ten finishes (out of 100+) in DECA National Business Competition 

Work History

Work History
Jun 2008 - Present

Marketing Consultant/ Entrepreneur

Self Employed

Currently I am a self employed marketing consultant for local small businesses. My current project is a market expansion plan for East Highlands Fitness in Renton, Washington. 

I am also an entrepreneur and am currently working on my startup business, I am in the beginning phases of this project in terms of seeking funding, but have spent the previous year developing the business plan through market research. 

Jun 2007 - Jun 2008


University of Washington DECA

·Elected President by peers

·Managed/Coached 12 Students

·Wrote and Presented Funding/Grant Applications

·Project Management, Event Planning

·$11,000 Fundraised

·10 out of 12 Students placed Nationally (Top 10 out of 100+)

·Won 07-08 “Outstanding Student Organization of the Year” 

Feb 2007 - Apr 2008

Fundraising Process Manager

Seattle Supersonics and Storm Foundation

Fundraising Process Manager 

·Promoted to Manager in November 2007

·Management of staff and fundraising process

·Merchandising of home game silent auctions

·Personal Selling


Community Relations InternFebruary 2007-August 2007

·Project Management

·Idea Brainstorming

·Writing and editing promotional documents

·Database management

·Non-Profit work with NBA Cares Programs

·Co-directed Sonics Summer Basketball Camps

·Worked with professional athletes and coaches

Mar 2004 - Sep 2006

Manager, Personal Trainer

Mt. Si Sports + Fitness

·Managed creative marketing process for a startup business

·Sales and customer service oriented

·Web Site Management

·Side business of personal training (50+ client base)

·Taught group conditioning classes