Peter Barber is one of the founders and owners of Two Dudes Painting Company. Starting out in an orange VW bus, this 32-year-old business has grown to include more than 60 employees and provides residential and commercial painting services all over South Central PA. Pete is deeply involved and committed to the community having recently served as chair of the Lancaster Chamber and currently serving as chair of the Lancaster City Alliance as well as on the board of SoWe, a community-based neighborhood development organization in south west Lancaster City. Other community commitments have included stints with organizations supporting such diverse issues as the arts, literacy, history and community development. The Dudes have been recognized with the Samaritan Counseling Service’s Ethics in Business Award, The YWCA’s Corporate Citizen of the Year, a YMCA’s Servant Leader Award. A Certified B Corporation, Two Dudes is continually finding ways to positively impact the world as a small independently owned contracting company and looking to model and encourage other businesses to use their resources as a force for good.
In his spare time, Pete runs marathons, backpacks and spends as much time as possible with those who truly ground him – his wife Kara and his kids Amanda and Isaac.