Pete Short is responsible for all aspects of security and the coordination of crisis management programs across Ball Corporation’s global enterprise.
Preceding his current role, Short was the director of program security for Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corporation from April to August 2010. He joined Ball with 22 years of experience as a security professional in the aerospace and defense sector. He has held positions with Raytheon Company, Hughes Space and Communications Company, Hughes Aircraft Company, and Lockheed Missiles and Space Company.
Short began his career as a uniformed security officer in Yosemite National Park immediately after he received his Bachelor of Science in criminal justice from the University of Southern Mississippi in May 1988. He is certified through the National Classification Management Society (NCMS) as an Industrial Security Professional (ISP).
In September 2004, as the Facility Security Officer (FSO) in Aurora, Colorado, he accepted the prestigious James S. Cogswell Award by the Defense Security Service (DSS) on behalf of Raytheon in recognition of sustained outstanding achievement in the implementation of the National Industrial Security Program.