Steve Woodward, CHTP

Steve is the President and Founder of Centrada Solutions, LLC. He is a Certified Hospitality Technology Professional (CHTP) with over 20 years of hospitality and hospitality technology experience.

His educational background is in Engineering. After receiving a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mining Engineering from the University of Wisconsin – Platteville in 1984, Steve spent several years working as a Civil Engineer in Phoenix, AZ.

Steve left the engineering profession in 1988 to return to the hospitality field. He joined Wyndham Hotels and Resorts that year and over the subsequent nine years held a variety of hotel management positions ranging from Department Manager to General Manager at six Hotels and Resorts. This well-rounded experience provided Steve with an in-depth understanding of all aspects of the business of hospitality.

In 1997, Steve was promoted to Wyndham’s Corporate office in Dallas, TX. There he began taking on operational responsibilities for Wyndham’s Distribution Systems. He was subsequently promoted to the Vice President of Distribution Technology. In that position he was responsible for the standardization, training, installation, support, and maintenance of all of Wyndham International’s Distribution Systems (Central Reservation System, Property Management Systems, GDS/ADS Interfaces, Web Booking Engine, and Sales & Catering Systems).

Steve left Wyndham in 2004 and founded Centrada Solutions, LLC.




 
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