Meet Steve woodsmall

Service, Leadership and Activism

Steve Woodsmall enlisted in the US Air Force in 1975 and retired in 1994 at the rank of Major (0-4). He held command positions in five separate assignments.  

Woodsmall was recognized during his service as Company Grade Officer of the Year, Maxwell AFB and Outstanding Airman of the Year, Scott Air Force Base. 

Following retirement, Woodsmall  earned a Master's degree in Business Administration and a PhD in Organization and Management.  

Woodsmall held positions at the US Securities and Exchange Commission, Federal Aviation Administration, several corporate management positions, a community action agency and has taught at several colleges and universities, and taught graduate courses for the Forbes School of Business. 

Woodsmall has been active in the Transylvania community serving as the Executive Director for the VISION Transylvania leadership program and is a current member of the Transylvania County Planning Board. Woodsmall has conducted seminars for the Transylvania County Chamber of Commerce. 

Woodsmall is also a former NCAA women’s college basketball official and serves as a referee for high school basketball teams. He has four children and six grandchildren and resides with his wife in Pisgah Forest. 


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