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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...

PEAK Internet provides our customers with reliable, effective support for all of our residental Internet services.

Mike Reding Stayton Cooperative Telephone

Our transition to PEAK Support was seamless and transparent. We are delighted with this partnership.

Debbie Jewell Director of Customer Operations
Canby Telcom

I am grateful for all the community support PEAK provides to Furniture Share and to other nonprofit organizations. PEAK is a civic minded business who lends a hand to many organizations which in return helps the community as a whole.

Michelle Maddux-Robinson Executive Director, Furniture Share

I contacted PEAK Internet to sign up for their services and I’ve never looked back! Without exception, PEAK’s tech support is readily available and always reliable. Should I have an issue or problem to resolve. Thank you, PEAK Internet!

Joan Wessell Downtown Corvallis Association