Business executive Peter Ceko attended Harvard University as an undergraduate, where he studied economics and played football for four years. He graduated from Harvard with honors and enrolled at the University of Chicago, where he earned an MBA. Since that time, Peter Ceko has used his education, skills, and experience to rise through the corporate ranks.
In 1994, Ceko was named senior vice president of Fimat USA, a Chicago-based financial firm. At Fimat, he oversaw the institutional derivations and sales trade desk, managed personnel, and fostered strong relationships with major institutional mortgage clients.
Ceko remained with Fimat until 2008, but in 2006, he founded Calatrava Capital Management . Also located in Chicago, Calatrava handles commodity and hedge funds. As a managing partner, he monitors many of these funds.
In 2007, Peter Ceko also became the CEO of Duratel, America’s leading producer of utility poles. In this position, he spends time working with the company’s finances and increasing its sales in new markets.