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
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.