Chief Operating Officer

_V7A0839_webSteve Bredeweg joined ABODA as Chief Financial Officer in October 2000. In addition to his CPA and Certified Internal Auditor designations, Steve brings prior career experience in internal audit, accounting, financial reporting and manufacturing analysis to the company. Steve most recently worked with Pactiv Corporation (formerly Tenneco Packaging) and contributed to strategic management decisions with major brands such as Hefty, EZFoil, and Slide Rite. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Michigan State University and a Master of Business Administration from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management.

"What I find most rewarding about my work is the opportunity to work in an ownership culture in which each employee is not only equipped but also empowered to make knowledgeable decisions that ultimately benefit the client. I have a passion for aligning systems and practices with our values to optimize company performance and customer satisfaction, and to help each employee grow professionally."

"My proudest business accomplishment to date is making the best of the opportunities that have been set before me. I have taken a comprehensive, forward-looking approach toward advancing my education, career competencies and work experience. I am fortunate to be working in a setting where I can take a similar approach toward helping to advance the company's success."

"If I could do only one thing for our clients, it would be to provide a smooth transition to their next home. We are committed to being the recognized leader in customer service, and that goal will be achieved by exceeding guest expectations every day. Our entire team is committed to that."

Steve is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Pacific Northwest Relocation Council.

"Life is 10% what happens to me, and 90% how I react to it. "
- Steve Bredeweg