Pete & Kelly Santar, Owners
Pete officially began working for Mar-Con Products, Inc. in 1992, after graduating from San Marcos High School. However, he spent many summers and after school hours, working around the business when he was still in middle and high school. Pete attended Palomar College at night, while working as a manhole builder and assisting with precast manufacturing during the day. In 2006, Pete assumed officer responsibilities from his Dad, Mark. Pete has continued his Dad’s business community support and involvement with the San Marcos Boys & Girls Club, local sports team sponsorships and various other charity events. In recent years, he has also been an active supporter of military charity events and YMCA fundraisers. Pete joined Vistage in 2015.
Kelly graduated from California State University, San Marcos in 1997 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Liberal Studies. She originally planned to be a teacher. Pete & Kelly were married in 1998. Kelly began working for Mar-Con Products, Inc. in 2007 as a substitute Accounts Receivable manager. She held this position throughout the next several years, filling in when necessary, while being a stay at home mom to their two children. Kelly assumed responsibilities from Pete’s Mom, Nancy, in 2012 upon her retirement. Kelly has been involved in breast cancer awareness events since 2006, and became a committee member for a charity for esophageal and stomach cancer awareness in 2011.
Pete and Kelly have a son and a daughter who keep them busy with school and sports. They enjoy spending time with family and friends, relaxing at the river, and playing in the desert!