- Category: Notable Women in Construction and Design
- Number of years working in your current industry: 13
- Undergrad degree/university: UW Stout
As the fire protection division manager at Pewaukee-based Total Mechanical, Anna Peterson leads a team of designers, project managers, support staff and 10 to 15 sprinkler fitters.
Peterson joined the company five years ago as a project manager. Some of the projects she has been involved in include ProHealthcare Medical Group Clinic – Mukwanago, Froedtert West Bend Health Center, Milwaukee Tool Red Tag office remodel, Red Line, Bucyrus Club and Park 151 Commerce.
“Anna leads her team with confidence and a no-nonsense approach that is earned her the confidence of owners, general contractors, subcontractors and field crews,” said Rebecca Schloer, an operations executive at Selzer-Ornst.
Peterson started in the construction industry in 2011, working for an exterior building consultant. She traveled the country reviewing existing building conditions to assist clients with property acquisitions and budgeting for future building maintenance and capital needs. She also assisted in the design, bid document development, and construction management of roofing, hardscape and building envelope projects nationwide.