Frank Wolfe, CAE

Chief Executive Officer for HFTP

Frank Wolfe joined HFTP in March 1991. He started 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 CEOs 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. Wolfe is a graduate of East Tennessee State University where he received a degree in Health Administration and also attended graduate school there in the Counseling and Guidance Program. In 1992, he was awarded the Certified Association Executive Designation (CAE), which is the Association Industry’s highest designation.


Wolfe is a graduate of East Tennessee State University where he received a degree in Health Administration and also attended graduate school there in the Counseling and Guidance Program. In 1992, he was awarded the Certified Association Executive Designation (CAE), which is the Association Industry’s highest designation. In June 2011, Wolfe was inducted into the HFTP International Hospitality Technology Hall of Fame, which recognizes visionaries and their impact on the hospitality technology industry. He joined 32 other inductees to the Hall of Fame.


In addition, in October 2002, Wolfe received the HFTP Paragon Award in recognition of his significant and lasting contribution to both HFTP and the hospitality industry. In August, 2000, Wolfe was honored by Lodging Magazine by being included in the “75 Profiles in Leadership” edition, a who’s who of 75 individuals who have made major contributions to the hospitality industry. Wolfe was also featured in Association Management Magazine for his marketing ideas.

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