Meet our New Director: Steve Petersen

First Tee –Silicon Valley recently elected Steve Petersen to our Board of Directors.  Steve is passionate about family, golf and helping underprivileged children learn to play golf.  He is a California native & was raised in East San Jose and currently resides in Morgan Hill.  Steve learned to play golf as a kid in a community without access to a wonderful organization like the First Tee.

Steve has spent his 30+ professional sales career consulting & serving Technology, Software, Healthcare and Financial Services.  He graduated from San Jose State and brings valuable experience from Xerox, Gartner, PWC & EY.  Steve currently works for Microsoft on the National Health Services Team.  Steve is also an entrepreneur and operates his family-owned Micro-Boutique Winery, EmmaLily, Inc.   For more info:

Steve comes to us with high-energy dynamic leadership skills and an incredible “make It happen” attitude!   Steve shared, “I am excited to join this incredible organization and dynamic Board of Directors!  I am committed to the First Tee SV’s charter of exposing the game of golf by providing positive life lessons to youth in underserved communities.”

FTSV Board Directors vote, provide planning, performance, legal and financial oversight and raise sufficient funds to ensure FTSV’s success. Board Ambassadors give advice, assist with projects, represent the organization in the community at events, help raise funds, and expand FTSV’s network throughout Silicon Valley and beyond. Click here to meet all our Board Members. Contact Judy Dixon if you have interest in learning more about a volunteer Board opportunity.