Geoff Hoffmann joined DHR International in 1999 and was promoted to the role of chief executive officer in October of 2012. In his current, role Geoff is responsible for directing all functions and operations of the business. Previously Geoff was the chief operating officer. In this capacity he oversaw all corporate marketing, public relations, internal recruiting, research, and strategic planning responsibilities on a global basis. Before that, as executive vice president of strategy, Geoff oversaw all of the firm’s international offices and was accountable for the development and growth of new locations. During his tenure the firm began its global expansion and subsequently established offices in 13 countries with additional openings to follow.
Prior to this role, Geoff had been an integral part of the growth and operating processes of DHR and assisted in the development of extensive global recruiting and operating procedures. Additionally, Geoff led the firm’s new marketing and branding strategy that is reflective of the firm’s global presence. Geoff began his career at DHR as an associate in the research department executing senior level searches in a variety of industries and functions, including professional services, life sciences and financial services.
In addition, Geoff serves on the boards of DHR International, JDRF Illinois, and Edgewood Properties, a privately-held commercial real estate investment firm, and is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization and The Economic Club of Chicago.
Geoff has been featured and quoted in numerous business publications and has made multiple appearances on WSJ Live, Reuters, CBS Market Watch, Bloomberg, CNBC, and Fox Business News.
Geoff holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and Entrepreneurship from Miami University and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Geoff, his wife Megan, and their four sons reside in Winnetka, Illinois.