Chief Operating Officer
Steve Bredeweg joined ABODA as Chief Financial Officer in October 2000. In addition to his CPA, Steve brings prior career experience in manufacturing, healthcare, internal audit, accounting, financial reporting and analysis to the company. Steve previously worked for Pactiv Corporation (formerly Tenneco) and contributed to strategic management decisions with major brands such as Hefty, EZFoil, Slide Rite, Walker Mufflers, Monroe Struts, Newport News Shipbuilding, and El Paso Energy. Prior to Pactiv, he worked in the healthcare industry for Blue Cross Blue Shield. In 2005, Steve took on the additional role as Chief Operating Officer when ABODA changed their name from Northwest Suites and became a 100% employee owned ESOP.
Steve was named to the Puget Sound Business Journal's 40 Under 40 list in 2006 as someone who is making a mark on the Puget Sound business landscape. He is also a past board member of Pacific Northwest Relocation Council and holds the industry designator of Certified Corporate Housing Professional from CHPA.
Steve earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Michigan State University and a MBA from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management.
"Life is 10% what happens to me, and 90% how I react to it. "