Vaughn Peterson earned a Master's Degree in Chemical Engineering from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. Years later, he graduated from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition and was certified as an Integrative Nutrition Health Coach and an International Health Coach. Before joining Natural Grocers, Vaughn worked for over twenty years as an engineer in the implantable medical device industry. Vaughn is fascinated by the complexity and elegance of the human body and loves showing people how to support health and longevity through lifestyle and nutritional practices. Vaughn is a farm boy at heart and loves healthy, natural food in addition to time outside under the sun.