Steve Halstedt , Managing Director
Co-founded Centennial Ventures in 1981
Location: Denver, Colorado

Work History: Executive Vice President and Director of Daniels & Associates, Inc., a private communications service company involved in cable television system operations. Platoon leader and battalion operations officer in a U.S. Army combat engineer battalion in Vietnam. Taught computer programming at both the U.S. Army Engineer School and at Dartmouth College. Received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 1999 in the category of Supporter of Entrepreneurship, which recognizes a standard of entrepreneurial excellence. Founding President of the Venture Capital Association of Colorado and has previously served on the board of the National Venture Capital Association.

• B.S. in Management Engineering, Worcester Polytechnical Institute
• M.B.A., The Amos Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth College; named Edward Tuck Scholar