Peter Quist

Peter Quist specializes in entrepreneurship training and advising based upon his business management, ownership, dispute resolution, and workforce development education and experience. After spending ten years in management positions with small businesses; he successfully established, managed, and eventually sold his own wholesale distribution company. He has served as chief labor relations manager on multi-billion dollar construction projects with construction craft labor utilizing more than 600 contractors and 10,000 employees on 250 construction projects. His skills in conflict resolution and crisis management have been employed on projects as diverse as the Seattle-Tacoma Airport Modernization Project and the USAID-funded Management Training and Economics Education Project in Romania where he served as chief of party. He started and operated a successful automotive aftermarket wholesale distribution company and has used the insights gained from business ownership as a business counselor and trainer in the US, Romania and Albania. He has worked effectively with academic, organized labor, non-government, government, and private business related organizations.

Peter began his international experience in 1967, with studies and residence in India. Since then, he has traveled extensively with additional extended residencies in Libya and Jamaica, as well as long-term employment and residence in Romania and Albania.

Mr. Quist holds a Master of Business Administration degree.

Workforce Development; Entrepreneurship • Labor Relations

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