Business Leader of the Year

Ryan Peterson, Finger Food Advanced Technology Group.


Nominees in the Business Leader of the Year category are individuals whose talent, vision, expertise, dedication, and performance have defined them as an outstanding Tri-Cities’ business leader. They emphasize the importance of delivering a high level of service to customers and of treating employees with care and empathy. These candidates continuously give back by supporting community initiatives and projects and by encouraging their employees to do so as well.

Sponsored by Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers
Last Year’s Recipient: Josh Bath, Josh Bath – Keller Williams ELITE Realty


Ryan Peterson is the CEO and Co-Founder of Finger Food Advanced Technology Group.

He sets the course for the organization with his extraordinary vision, strategic planning, and unshakeable passion.

Under Ryan’s leadership as CEO, Finger Food has seen tremendous growth, transforming from a small basement startup to a multi-million-dollar company with 200+ employees over 10 years.

Ryan is a proud member of the Tri-Cities community and is committed to growth and prosperity in the region.