Who We Are

About Us

Caribou Thunder Engineering Services is global engineering service provider.  The company has been certified since 2006 by the Small Business Administration as Woman and Native American Owned, HUBZone Certified and Small Disadvantaged Business that serves the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community in 22 countries around the globe and in 35 states across America.
  • Caribou Thunder remains competitive by utilizing a low-cost labor model and maintaining overhead obligations well below national averages.
  • Caribou Thunder maintains a flexible business strategy by operating our business in every time zone around the globe, leveraging our expertise in capture, proposal support and management providing critical small business insight to assist in a “Win Strategy”.
  • Caribou Thunder’s Small Disadvantaged Business certifications translates into hard dollar savings to our customers.
  • Consistent growth since inception to 100 associates and $10M in annual sales.
  • Global Service Provider supporting a wide variety of DoD and Intelligence programs
  • Caribou Thunder has a history of consistent performance, impeccable delivery, and successful projects addressing highly targeted tools, policies, and procedures for DoD contracts at extremely competitive prices, with a laser precision understanding of individual client needs.
  • Solid performance in 35 states across the U.S.: AK, AL, AZ, CA, CO, FL, HI, IL, IN, IA, KS, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, NV, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OR, PA, SC, SD, TX, VA, WA, WI.
  • Solid performance in 23 Countries around the globe: Afghanistan, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, China, Germany, Iraq, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Netherlands, New Zealand, Pakistan, Po Sheng, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Spain, South Korea, Syria, Taiwan, United Kingdom.

WE ARE Caribou Thunder

• Complex International Experience: ITAR (International Traffic in Arms Regulations, Export Compliance)

• DDTC (Direct Technical Assistance Agreements) with Foreign Governments

• HIGH retention rate!

• Mature and stable contractor rooted in Commercial and Department of Defense service and support:

Financial control
Security administration
Compliance procedures to support DoD and commercial contracts
Successfully executing Firm Fixed Price contracts
Proposal support for Teaming Agreements

Learn more about our dedicated executive team,  Rita Peterson, CEO and Richard Skiles, COO Chief Operating Officer.
Our Team

Caribou Thunder is an energetic and motivational industry leader. We combine a thorough understanding of our client’s objectives and their environment with proven processes and exceptional people to deliver results.

Our History

Caribou Thunder Engineering Services was founded in 2006.  We are headquartered on the Lac Courte Oreilles Native American Reservation in Hayward, Wisconsin.  We have experienced consistent growth since inception, and are now a mature and stable organization rooted in Commercial and Department of Defense  service and support.  We have delivered solutions in 22 states and internationally in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Australia, among others.

We are a Native American Owned, Woman Owned, HUBZone Certified Small Disadvantaged Business.

Our Success

Deliver the highest quality services while maintaining low overhead obligations.

Focus on customer needs while creating relationships that exist for the long term.

Respond to the needs of our employees with flexibility and top notch benefits programs.

Create meaningful jobs in distressed business areas.


We work to ensure people’s comfort at their home, and to provide the best and the fastest help at fair prices. We stand for quality, safety and credibility, so you could be sure about our work.

Initially we started as a company specializing in household maintenance. During our growth we expanded our list of services. Now we are proud that we can help people with welding, moving, dry cleaning, landscaping and even pest control.

Every member of our team is indeed good at their job and the company guarantees the quality of work and materials we use.

We value every worker and client, and we strive to do our best to provide you with the finest services ever.




Hayward, WI 54843