Pictured: Pete Barto, Extreme Engineering’s new Vice President of Sales and Strategic Partnerships
Athens, TX (July, 2020)
Pete Barto, an industry icon and seasoned veteran in the amusement industry, joins Extreme Engineering as Vice President of Sales and Strategic Partnerships. Mr. Barto has served in the industry for over 15 years, previously working at IAAPA, several roller coaster manufacturers, and Hersheypark. His executive role with Extreme Engineering will be an exciting one, helping the company grow their wide range of services. Mr. Barto will be responsible for growing the family coaster and engineering design division of the company, including working close with industry partners. “It’s an honor to work beside Pete. We’ve always seen him as an industry leader. Pete knows everyone and everyone knows Pete. We are excited for the next direction in pivoting forward,” states Phil Wilson, Executive Vice President of Extreme Engineering.
Pictured: Pete Barto with his daughter Madison (center) and wife Heather (right).
Early in Pete’s career he received the Spirit Award from McDonald’s, while obtaining his degree from McDonald’s Hamburger University, a Certificate of Innovation for developing an employee recruitment/retention program. Mr. Barto also received an Honorable Mention from McDonald’s corporate office for the regional launch of a new product (Fruit and Yogurt Parfaits). Pete received his MBA in Strategic Leadership from Messiah University, and a Human Communications undergraduate degree from James Madison University. “We are proud to have Pete a part of our growth strategy. Pete has the skill set to move the company forward and grow our services in a positive way,” states Jeff Wilson, CEO of Extreme Engineering.
Mr. Barto will officially start as Vice President of Sales and Strategic Partnerships on July 20th, 2020. We congratulate Pete on starting his executive position and celebrate the next chapter for Extreme Engineering’s success. Please feel free to congratulate Pete by emailing him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Extreme Engineering
With over 25 years in experience, Extreme Engineering has been globally recognized as the primary supplier in family coasters, engineering design and adventure rides. With thrill rides such as the Cloud Coaster roller coaster, High-Action Adventure parks and Fly Wire ziplines, Extreme Engineering now holds 13 industry awards, with its recent TEA Award on the Dollywood Tree of Life Project.
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