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Troy Cromwell

Portrait of Troy Cromwell.President, Centennial Technologies
Board Member, Penn State Smeal College of Business Board of Visitors

Troy Cromwell ’90 is Centennial Technologies Inc. President, with overall executive responsibility for customer relationship management, expanding the company’s long-term strategic business, driving growth, and executive oversight of program execution across the enterprise. 

Troy has 25 years of diversified experience in the information systems, consulting and technology services industries, with more than 20 years in executive management. Prior to joining Centennial, Troy was the Executive Vice President for Sales and Marketing at Experian and led the company’s U.S. expansion. His primary responsibility was leading the team that managed the companies 30 largest most strategic accounts in the US.  In addition he served on the executive to create and implement sales and marketing strategies across the company. 

Prior to joining Experian, Troy was a Group President at Verizon Enterprise Services unit, a subsidiary of Verizon Inc. where he led a team of 2000 personnel directing a $4B revenue responsibility including sales integration, driving strategic services into the core accounting teams and business plans, and building a solid consulting organization. Under Troy’s leadership, Verizon Enterprise Services integrated all of its strategic business units (IT Services, cybersecurity, Unified communications and consulting into a strategic go-to-market organization across the world.  His final assignment at Verizon was leading the SLED US team.  This consisted of 250+ sales support and operations folks responsible for managing over 29,000 public sector clients and $1.5B in annual revenue.

Troy began his career in the communications and IT industry after completing his bachelor’s degree and MBA at the Pennsylvania State University. He played football while attending PSU and was a member of the 1986 National Championship team.  He currently serves on the Smeal College of Business- Board of Visitors, Lastly, he will serve as Co-chair Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Ryan Kerrigan Golf Tournament.