Pete joined GHJ&M in 2015. He was associated with the firm from 2004-2008 as CEO of portfolio company, Petermann, the first investment in Marathon Fund V.
Pete currently serves as a director of GHJ&M portfolio companies North American Central School Bus, Quest Events and Stellar Materials.
Prior to joining GHJ&M Pete founded Petermann in 1999 and served as its President and CEO. At the time of its strategic sale in 2012, Petermann had grown to over $180M in sales with 4,167 employees in 72 locations across 10 states. He subsequently served as a Managing Director for the London listed National Express Group, an international multimodal passenger services firm. He was also President and CEO of National Express’s North American Transit Division. Prior to founding Petermann, he was Vice President of Business Development for Laidlaw Education Services Group.
Mr. Settle holds degrees in Electrical Engineering and Law from the University of Cincinnati. He is also President of the non-profit People for Developmental Disability Services.