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, Peter 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.
Throughout his career at HOLT CAT, Peter has held several leadership roles to include: Vice President for Commercial Engine Sales, Senior Vice President of Diversified Businesses and Executive Vice President and General Manager.
Peter graduated from the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. He is a co-founder and managing partner of Ironspring; a network driven venture capital firm based in Austin, TX and currently serves as Chairman of Spurs Sports & Entertainment. Peter is passionate and focused on improvement in youth opportunities expressed by his involvement on the Board of SA Works and the University of the Incarnate Word. He also serves 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 daughters, Hazel, Penny and Tippit. Peter, along with his family, enjoys outdoor activities, traveling, hunting and anything related to the game of basketball.