Kevin Peterson

Head of People Operations Sunbasket

Why Kevin?

Kevin Peterson is the Head of People Operations for Sun Basket, Inc.  In this capacity he leads all aspects of the company’s human resources function and works directly with the C-Suite and other senior leaders of the company, which was founded in 2014 and has grown rapidly since that time.

Prior to joining Sun Basket in 2018, Kevin was the Human Resources Leader for Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento where his responsibilities included oversight of multiple aspects of human resources, including labor relations, recruiting, talent management, leadership development and learning, compensation and benefits administration. 

Apart from his time in healthcare, Kevin spent much of his career in the food and beverage industry, holding a variety of other Human Resources leadership roles including Vice President of Human Resources for the Americas for Treasury Wine Estates, where he was responsible for all aspects of human resources for the U. S. and Canadian businesses of the global organization based in Melbourne, Victoria Australia. He also served that organization as Director of Human Resources for the Americas Supply Chain group and Global Director of Learning. Peterson has also served in  other organizations including Jamba Juice, Chiquita Brands International/Fresh Express, OrganicGirl, and Arthur Andersen.

Kevin is a member of the Board of Directors for Saint John’s Program for Real Change in Sacramento. He previously served on the Board of Directors for the California Growers Association in St. Helena, Calif. and as a volunteer for the Child Abuse Prevention Center in Sacramento.

A Georgia native, Peterson holds a Bachelor’s degree in international studies from Emory University and a Master’s degree from Georgetown University, with an emphasis on Spanish linguistics and applied learning theory.

About the Company:

Sun Basket makes it easy to cook healthy by providing organic produce, clean ingredients and delicious recipes, delivered in 100% recyclable or compostable packaging.  Options include Paleo, Lean & Clean, Gluten-Free, Vegan, Vegetarian, Mediterranean, and many others.

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