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Pete Dankwerth

CFO and Chief Quality and Risk Officer

Pete serves as PAR Systems’ CFO and Chief Quality and Risk Officer with responsibility for Finance, Accounting, Information Systems, Quality, EHS, and Facilities teams. Pete joined PAR in November 2021 from Sodexo, where he served as Senior Vice President Finance supporting Sodexo’s North American Healthcare business. Prior to Sodexo, Pete was with Smiths Medical, where he served as Vice President Finance supporting sales globally. Previously, he served as Vice President Financial Planning & Analysis for Honeywell’s Automation and Control Solutions segment. He also held several progressive finance leadership roles at Ecolab, Johnson Controls and GE. Over 29 years, he has held positions in supply chain, internal audit, finance and six sigma, many with global responsibility, and began his career on GE’s Manufacturing Management Program. Pete graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Madison with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering. He earned his master’s degree in business administration from Northwestern University. He lives in St. Louis Park with his wife, Michelle, and two children, Abbey and Eli and their dog, Abel.  In his spare time, he enjoys hiking, photography and restoring older cars.