President Global Housing Management

_58P2070_webLee Curtis joined the ABODA team on May 5, 2014 as President of Corporate Housing. In this role Lee is responsible for ABODA’s corporate housing operations, global sales, customer and client services, supplier and partner services and technology initiatives.

With over twenty years of success in the industry, Lee brings a unique depth of management and leadership expertise to all facets of corporate housing, hospitality and supply chain management.

Before joining ABODA, Lee served as president of BridgeStreet.  Under his leadership the company experienced significant growth through globalization and business diversification.   Before being promoted to President, Lee served as Executive Vice President of Operations and Senior Vice President with BridgeStreet.  Lee also brings experience through his previous roles in senior management with Globe Corporate Stay International, Village Suites and Hyatt Hotels.

Lee’s passion for the environment, military service and industry has been the drive behind many successful programs including BridgeStreet’s Simply Green program, which was awarded the industry’s highest award for “Best Green Progress.” In addition, his ongoing support of the Adopt-a-platoon organization was recognized by the industry for “Best Philanthropic Program.”  Lee was also awarded CHPA’s Provider Member of the year-Individual in 2006.

Mr. Curtis is active in the corporate housing industry, having served on the Corporate Housing Providers Association board of directors and also serving as Vice President and President of the association. He holds the industry designator of Certified Corporate Housing Professional.

 Lee hails from the Great State of Michigan and is a graduate of Central Michigan University with a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing, Business Administration and Military Science. He is a member of the Mu Sigma Military Honor Society and also proudly served as an Infantry Captain in the United State Army Reserves.

“The greatest barrier to success is the fear of failure.”