Pete Volz graduated from Kittattinny Regional High school in Newton NJ in 1981, attended Colorado State University, and earned a BS in Industrial Construction Management. He was commissioned a 2nd Lt in the USAF and flew B-52’s as a Navigator/Radar Navigator at Fairchild Air Force Base. Following combat service in Desert Storm, he left the Air Force in 1993 and moved to Ogallala, Ne where he became finance Manager for Ogallala Motors. In 1999, Pete and his family moved to North Platte to begin a career with Shelter Insurance and owns and operates Pete Volz Insurance Agency to this date.
Pete is married to Michele Volz, an Interior Decorator and Sales Associate at Swans Furniture and they have three grown children Chelsea, Stephanie and Luke. In addition to being a Nebraskaland Days Board Member, Pete is currently chair of the city of North Platte Planning Commission, North Platte Board of Adjustment, North Platte Ambassador member, North Platte Legion Baseball Board Member, and a past Liaison Officer to the United States Air Force Academy. He has also been active coaching, officiating, and announcing youth sports in North Platte for the past 25 years.