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Burkland, Peter

  • Departments:Community & Continuing Education Instructor

Peter is retired after a 30 year career of broad and varied functional experience in companies of many sizes. His industry experience includes the functional areas of Information Services, Marketing, Field Sales, Materials Management and Finance in companies such as Lederle Laboratories, American Cyanamid, Bristol Myers, Great Plains Bag and The Continental Group. He also worked as a Business Transformation consultant for IBM, as well as a hitch as an officer in the U.S. Navy.

He earned his MBA in Finance & Banking from Columbia University after getting his a BA from Brown University on an NROTC scholarship. He certified in production and inventory management (CFPIM) and qualified as a Surface Warfare Officer during five years of service in the U.S. Navy.

Peter has been married for 30+ years and has two daughters in their late twenties. He has lived all around the US before arriving in Bellingham as part of a checked business career. Peter enjoys riding his road bike, walking, lap swimming and golf.


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