Peter T. Metzger
Peter Metzger serves as vice chairman of DHR International and is based in the firm’s Washington D.C. office. Read more >
Peter Metzger serves as vice chairman of DHR International and is based in the firm’s Washington D.C. office.
Prior to joining DHR, Pete was vice chairman at CTPartners. Pete's clients include large public companies and privately- held firms spanning a wide range of industries. His personal relationships with national business and political leaders, and board chairs provide his clients with the best possible choices in forming their leadership teams. In addition to his private sector access he maintains close ties to the leaders of the national intelligence/ law enforcement/cyber agencies, as well as the military departments and the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Prior to entering the private sector Pete served as a US Marine officer. His service included combat leadership roles from Vietnam to Somalia. He was personally decorated for valor in both theaters. He also served as a foreign intelligence officer in the CIA and as the Marine Military Assistant to President Ronald Reagan.
Earlier in his search career, Pete was a partner at Heidrick & Struggles, where he led both the Government Relations/Association and Global Security Practices. He started his business career as president of the nation’s largest privately-held franchise home-building company.
He graduated the University of Colorado and later completed graduate studies in national security policy and Latin American studies. He is a graduate of the U.S. Department of State's Foreign Service Institute and The Inter-American Defense College of the Organization of American States.
Pete has the distinction of being the only consultant in the search industry to have a current U.S. Government Top Secret (SSBI) clearance. He is on the boards of NTT Data Federal Services and Asero Worldwide. Pete has been named Chairman of the Board of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra (RSNO) American Foundation.
Market sectors: CEO/C-Level Recruitment, Board Services, Cyber/Information Security, Legal Services, Professional Services, Trade Associations, Global Security, Risk Management, Not-for-profit, Government Affairs. < Read less
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LOCATIONWashington, DC | North America
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