Mike's a Characier...No Bull

December 2009
Metal Center News;Dec2009, Vol. 49 Issue 13, p24
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the personal and business characteristics of Mike Petersen, president of Petersen Aluminum Corp. headquartered in Elk Grove Village, Illinois. It highlights how Petersen was viewed and emotionally considered by his employees and acquaintances, being regarded as a man with wit and humor. It also explores how he makes his employees, coworkers and colleagues comfortable, seeing him to show funny man and a serious business that led his business to grow.


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