Peter is the great, great grandson of Benjamin Holt, who introduced the first practical track type tractor in 1904, which he named the Caterpillar®. Peter represents the fifth generation of the Holt family business and is proud to carry the distinguished Holt legacy of service and innovation into the 21st century.
Peter joined HOLT CAT in September of 2011 as a Trainee in Holt’s Leadership Training Program and subsequently completed a similar program for Caterpillar, Inc. in Peoria, Illinois. In 2012, after completing a comprehensive rotation through every department in the company, he was promoted to General Service Manager for Holt’s Machine Division, the largest division of HOLT CAT. He led all service operations for heavy equipment, including technical services, lube service and CAT Support.
In March 2014, as Vice President for Commercial Engine Sales, he was responsible for diesel and natural gas engines sales to the electrical power generation, petroleum, industrial and other commercial markets.
In January 2015, he took on the role of Senior Vice President of Diversified Businesses where he was responsible for leading HOLT CAT’s new Rental Services Company, Texas First Rentals; HOLT Agribusiness; and HOLT Crane and Equipment.
In March 2016, Peter was promoted to Executive Vice President and General Manager where he was responsible for all enterprise operations of HOLT CAT before taking on his current role.
eter graduated from the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.
Peter currently serves as Chairman on the SA Works Board. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, the Board of the Alamo Academies of the Alamo Community College District and Workforce Solutions Alamo .He serves on the Advisory Board for the University of the Incarnate Word. He is on the Executive Committee of the United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County and Is actively involved in United Way fundraising activities.
Peter is committed to wildlife conservation efforts through his role on the Executive Committee of the Texas Wildlife Association.
Peter resides in San Antonio with his wife, Lauren Kate and their daughter’s, Hazel and Penny. Peter, with his family, enjoys outdoor activities, traveling, hunting and anything related to the game of basketball.