Frank Wolfe, CAE joined Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) in March 1991 as the association’s director of education. He became executive vice president/CEO of HFTP in 1994, and at that time was one of the youngest association CEO’s in North America. As HFTP’s CEO, Wolfe oversees the association’s operations, as well as represents the association worldwide at industry events, on industry boards and committees and via the news media.
As the spokesperson for HFTP, Wolfe frequently speaks on hospitality finance, technology, social media and travel issues to varied audiences and has presented in more than 25 countries. He is also a regular columnist for Hotel Management magazine – “Tech Watch” is Wolfe’s monthly column. He has been featured in association, conference and industry publications including Convene magazine, Association Management magazine, MeetingTech Online and Hospitality Upgrade magazine. He has appeared on several television network interviews and programs including CNN, CBS, ABC, NBC, TVAsia and Bloomberg.
Wolfe’s current & previous director positions include: International Hotel & Restaurant Association; American Hotel & Lodging Association; Dean’s Advisory Board at Hilton College – University of Houston; Texas Society of Association Executives. Wolfe’s been an instructor for the Academy of Assn. Management on topics including assn. law, finance & technology.