Paula Petersen

Vice President, Procurement

As Vice President of Procurement, Petersen is responsible for the sourcing of all PRIDE’s products and services, as well as fleet management of over 1,100 vehicles and heavy equipment, direct materials purchasing for the Electronics Manufacturing Division, and materials management/inventory.


An expert with over 30 years of direct, indirect, and services procurement management experience, Petersen worked internationally for a Hong Kong-based import/export company, and had a 16-year career with Hewlett Packard, Inc., serving in management and director level leadership positions.


Petersen graduated Magna Cum Laude from Brigham Young University, serving as the student Vice-President of the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society.