Professional of the Year - Quality Assurance Consulting

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Peter S. Poteres

Title: President
Industry: Consulting
Type of Organization: Consultancy
Major Product/Service: Consulting targeting quality assurance and food safety for CPG Food and beverage organizations
Expertise: With over 34 years experience, Mr. Poteres specializes in consulting regarding quality assurance and food safety. He is ISO 22000:2005 Auditor Certified, and is a Certified Pest Control Technician for the Illinois Department of Public Health.
Geographic Area of Distribution: Naperville, Illinois
University/Degree: B.S., Loyola University, Chicago
Hobbies/Sports: Golf, church activities, reading, movies, walks
Spouse: Eleni
Married: September 4, 1988
Children: Elesa, Andrew
Published Works: Keynote speaker at the 2018 North American Food Safety & Quality Summit; Keynote speaker at the McCloud Service Pest Invasion Seminar in June 2019
Career Accomplishments: Mr. Poteres developed and implemented from scratch an ISO 22000:2005 based food safety management system. He prevented major food safety recalls due to supplier issues in 2011, 2014, and 2016. He investigated and solved numerous internal manufacturing issues thereby reducing consumer complaints by 75% on average. Mr. Poteres started and equipped an internal centralized testing laboratory that conducted over 150 analyses and over 10,000 tests per year.