President of The Peters Company
Rick Peters is an Oregon business owner with more than 30 years of investment management experience. His interest in the Toyota Production System (Lean) began in the ’80s when as an investment advisor he learned that companies with strong Lean initiative make exceptional investments. He has participated in or led hundreds of improvement events in various types of businesses and industries since 2009. He was honored in 2016 with the Distinguished Member of the Horticultural Allied Trades award by the Oregon Association of Nurseries. A professional trainer since 1984, Peters takes a hands-on approach to helping clients significantly reduce waste and increase productivity by applying Lean principles.