Allan M. Hoffman


Allan M. Hoffman, EdD, joined Myers McRae as a Consultant in 2020. He has more than three decades of comprehensive experience as a senior and executive officer in higher educational institutions, including president, vice president for academic affairs, dean, and professor.

Since 2012, he has led Higher Education Management as President and Senior Consultant. This specialized multi-disciplinary consulting group focuses on key issues in higher education, such as creating organizational stability, growth, and strategic vision within all sectors of higher education.

In 2018-2019, Dr. Hoffman served as Interim President of the Institute of Clinical Social Work in Chicago, IL. Among the achievements during his term was a 70 percent increase in enrollment and a reduction of the financial deficits through increased revenue and a significant decrease in operating expenditures.

Over his career he also has served as Founding President of the proposed California Central Valley College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fresno, President of the Santa Barbara Graduate Institute, and CEO of the Arizona Campuses of Ottawa University. Additionally, he has held senior administrator roles at Des Moines University in Iowa, and Hartnell College, California State University at Dominguez Hills, Compton College, University of La Verne, St. Francis Medical Center, and the School of Medicine at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, all in California.

After earning his Associate of Science degree in Marketing from Greater Hartford Community College in Connecticut, he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Secondary Education, General Business, and Accounting at the University of Hartford. His graduate studies were completed at Teachers College, Columbia University in New York, from which he holds two Master of Arts degrees in Philosophy and the Social Sciences – History and Education and in Higher Education and Adult Education, and a Doctor of Education degree in Higher and Adult Education and Administration. He also was a Kellogg Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Higher Education at Teachers College, Columbia University.