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Rick Petersen

As President and Chief Executive Officer for PEAK Internet Rick brings an in-depth knowledge and expertise in telecommunications and a passion for customer service. Rick has demonstrated his leadership and technical acumen in the industry for over 35 years.

Rick gained extensive knowledge of the telecommunications industry with over 20 years experience with an independent telephone company with interests in cable TV, Internet, business telephone systems and cellular licenses. He left as Vice President/Operations Manager.

Petersen served on the Board and was Secretary/Treasurer of Washington Oregon Wireless (WOW), a consortium of Telephone and utility companies formed to construct a $60 million cellular PCS project in rural Oregon and Washington.

Rick is also President and Chief Executive Officer for Casco Communications, Inc. and is the Member/Owners Representative of CoEnergy Propane, LLC. Rick currently serves on the Board of Directors of Western Independent Networks (WIN), the regional mid-Willamette advisory Board of Umpqua Bank, the Lebanon Chamber of Commerce (past President) and the Albany Chamber of Commerce.

Rick is an Oregon native and lives on a ranch outside of Brownsville with his wife and son where they raise horses, exotic cats and work to be good stewards of the land.

For fun Rick enjoys working on the ranch with family, going in circles on a tractor, or “top down” in a fast car.

What our customers are saying...

Your Internet service has been outstanding, we’ve never had a problem. Our website has been online 100% and running flawlessly.  If there are any notices PEAK let’s us know way ahead of time. These guys are great, we love them!

Edmund Coomes Albany Area Customer

I have had service with Peak for over a decade. Their customer service is second to none. The last time I asked for help, two different people spent a significant part of their shift on the phone with me and a non-local service provider trying to fix a problem that had nothing to do directly with Peak. They could have left me out to dry and they were nothing but gracious and helpful. And they’re local!

Roni Sue Corvallis Area Customer

PEAK has always been a great partner for the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce, from hosting to site creation to superior service and follow-up, they are great and I can’t recommend them enough!

Thomas Leggate Albany Chamber

Their service is exemplary. They have taken great care of our organization and helped us grow as a company. They are truly focused on servicing the community, and it’s just not words as we see them out in the community all the time supporting a range of community-minded activities. PEAK is like family and they are really good at what they do. We love PEAK.

Bre Miller Corvallis Knights General Manager