Peter Mitchell – Senior Vice President
Peter Mitchell has 20 years of experience in economic development and project management. His primarily focus is in Agricultural and Industrial Development. He has supervised a variety of projects that included Port and Marina expansion, research laboratory recruitment, food processing center development, and industrial property development. He has negotiated multi-million dollar lease agreements with top tier international companies.
Peter was CEO of a five-division Floral and Special Forest Products Company that grew sales by over 20 percent annually during his 6 year tenure. The company exported products to China, Japan and Europe.
His vast experiences also include farming, ranching, and direct marketing farms products.
He earned a Masters Degree from Purdue University in Ag Economics. His thesis is titled “Location Behavior of USDA inspected meat and poultry slaughter plants in the US: A spatial probit approach (2011).” His BS degree is from Virginia Tech in Ag Economics/Farm Business Management.
Peter grew up in South East Asia and speaks Thai and Lao. He joined the USAsialinks team in 2016.