A native of Las Vegas, Nevada, Mr. Darren Petersen grew up in the construction industry originally being hired at fourteen years of age as a laborer during the summer months. This exposure to the construction industry prompted Mr. Darren Petersen to enter college immediately upon high school graduation where he majored in Civil Engineering.
In May of 1989, Mr. Darren Petersen graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering. Immediately thereafter, Mr. Darren Petersen was hired as an Engineer in Training with VTN Nevada in Las Vegas, where he interned the prior summer. Mr. Darren Petersen quickly progressed through various management and executive positions with VTN Nevada and ultimately became a partner in the firm in 1995. While at VTN Nevada, Mr. Darren Petersen invested in various real estate ventures as well as developed various properties within Southern Nevada.
In January of 1997, Mr. Darren Petersen elected to purchase a majority interest in Diamond Construction Company, Inc., a Las Vegas based General Engineering Contracting firm, thereby requiring his resignation from VTN Nevada. Mr. Petersen ultimately became the sole owner, President and Chief Executive Officer of Diamond Construction Company, Inc.
While managing Diamond Construction Company, Inc., Mr. Darren Petersen continued to invest in various real estate ventures and developed various properties within Southern Nevada. As a result, In February of 2003, Mr. Darren Petersen created Visicon Group, a Las Vegas based real estate acquisition, development and management firm. Mr. Darren Petersen continues to manage and own Visicon Group.
In October of 2009, Mr. Darren Petersen created Diacon, LLC, a Las Vegas based General Engineering and General Building Contracting firm to assist in the construction of various real estate properties owned by Mr. Darren Petersen within Southern Nevada. Mr. Darren Petersen continues to manage and own Diacon, LLC.
In June of 2010, Mr. Darren Petersen created Visicon Properties, LLC, a boutique Las Vegas based Real Estate Brokerage and Property Management firm to assist in the brokering of various real estate properties owned by Mr. Darren Petersen within Southern Nevada. Mr. Darren Petersen continues to manage and own Visicon Properties, LLC.
In addition, Mr. Darren Petersen created DC Petersen, LLC in June of 2010. DC Petersen, LLC is a boutique Civil Engineering firm based in Las Vegas, Nevada and specializes in Forensic Engineering and related legal matters.
Mr. Darren Petersen also enjoys many philanthropic endeavors with Habitat for Humanity and the Animal Foundation to name a few.