SGR_cart_icon.png Shopping Cart        


  Bill Peterson
Bill Peterson

Senior Vice President, Executive Search

Bill Peterson joined SGR in 2009 after retiring as Regional Administrator of FEMA. Prior to being appointed by the President of the United States to this role, Bill served as Fire Chief and Emergency Management Coordinator in Plano, Texas. He also served as Fire Chief in Waukegan, IL and with the Bollingbrook and Evergreen Park, IL Fire Departments.

He has served in board or other key leadership roles with the Society of Fire Protection Engineers, the Institution of Fire Engineers, the International Association of Fire Chief’s, the International Fire Service Training Association, National Fire Protection Association, and the Texas Fire Chief’s Association.

In 2013, Bill received the highest recognition awarded by the U.S. Branch of the Institution of Fire Engineers for his untiring work and tenacity in moving the fire service discipline to new heights. Bill was also named as Fire Chief of the Year by the International Association of Fire Chiefs and FIRE CHIEF Magazine. He holds a BA in Fire Protection Administration from Lewis University and a Master’s degree in Public Administration and Human Relations from Webster University in St. Louis, MO.

You can contact Bill via .