Pete Gosar was born and raised in Pinedale. He is a lifelong Wyoming native. He worked as a teacher before becoming a commercial pilot. He was a regional airline pilot for 6 years before becoming employed at the Aeronautics Division of the Department of Transportation as their Flight Operations Manager, overseeing the daily schedule of the State’s aircraft. Pete was a football player at the University of Wyoming, where he obtained a BA in secondary education. Pete also has an Associates degree in Aviation Technology obtained from San Juan Community College. He is an outdoor enthusiast who loves bow hunting, fishing, mountain biking, hiking, snowboarding, and cross country skiing.