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Peter Deragon

Global Sector Leader Carriers, Third Party & Contract Logistics
Managing Director

Pete has thirty years of experience in operations management, institutional sales, and search consulting. His clear value to clients is dedication, focus, and tenacity in identifying and delivering great leaders who are in alignment with his client’s corporate culture. This year marks his twenty-second year as an executive search consultant.

More recently diversifying into Supply Chain, Logistics and Transportation, Energy, and Real Estate, Pete sustains his responsibility as the North America Financial Services Practice Leader for Stanton Chase. Pete enjoys the demanding leadership challenges presented by banks and investment firms, along with the rapidly changing supply chain, transportation and logistics company clients he serves. Equally challenging are C-level assignments earned from early-stage, venture-backed, pre-IPO micro and mid-cap clients.

Pete worked for 13 years in operations management, in Institutional Sales at PaineWebber‘s Capital Markets Group, and in Wells Fargo’s Trading & Investment Group in San Francisco;  in 1994 he started a what became a multi-office,  boutique search firm, establishing a business tradition of excellence. Developing broad functional expertise, clients across industry, proprietary databases, and specific domain knowledge, Pete’s firm executed large projects, and hundreds of senior assignments. Pete was attracted to join Stanton Chase in 2008, becoming a partner/owner in 2016 for the Los Angeles office.   A consummate networker, Pete’s technical expertise and high energy result in expeditious hires and repeat business.

With a degree in Political Science from the University of California at Santa Barbara, and experience as a licensed securities salesman, practicing the art, as well as the science, of executive search is a professional passion. Pete recently earned a credential at the Connective Leadership Institute and conducts leadership assessments as a Certified Associate of CLI.



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Santa Monica, California 90401
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