A native Floridian, Angela Hoffman grew up in Tequesta and enjoys boating, snorkeling, fishing and relaxing on the sandbar. She lives in Hobe Sound with her husband; Jason, and two daughters; Laney and Alina.
After graduating from the University of Florida in 2007 with a degree in Recreation, Parks and Tourism and specializing in event planning, Angela took a position at the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County gaining experience in meeting planning and business development.
In 2008, Angela followed her passion for public recreation by joining a non-profit organization based out of Martin County Parks & Recreation, called Project Northland, a substance abuse prevention program. When the Parks & Recreation Department re-organized, Angela was asked by the Park & Recreation director to transition to a facility management position, opening a newly restored facility in Jensen Beach called The Mansion at Tuckahoe, at Indian RiverSide Park.
At Indian RiverSide Park, Angela continued event management for fundraisers, weddings, historic tours and more. The position afforded her the opportunity to gain additional experience in park and facility management. She created and implemented the business, marketing and risk management plans for the historic Mansion.
Currently, Angela Hoffman is the Executive Director for the Hobe Sound Chamber of Commerce, an organization dedicated to the advancement of the business community and quality of life for residents in southern Martin County. In her six years of serving this role, the chamber has grown in size and programs offered and has taken on advocacy projects to help small businesses
In 2012, Angela was appointed by the County Commissioners to serve on the Community Redevelopment Department’s Neighborhood Advisory Committee. She currently serves as a Director for the Business Development Board of Martin County and volunteers as the Chair for the Hobe Sound Early Learning Center Advisory Board. Angela recently participated as the keynote speaker for the Martin County Republican Executive Committee meeting and the Hobe Sound Women’s Club meeting. She was nominated for the Character Counts Employee Pillar of Character Award and the Soroptimist International of Stuart Women of Distinction Award 2013 and 2014.
Angela is a member of the Young Professionals of Martin County, the Florida Association of Chamber Professionals and the Martin County Council of Chambers. In May 2013, she was asked to represent the Hobe Sound Community as an honorary guest speaker at The Pine School’s Baccalaureate Graduation for graduating high school seniors.
Volunteering is an important part of Angela’s life. She volunteers with community clean-ups and fundraising events for organizations that serve the Hobe Sound Community.
Angela’s professional objective is to “Do what she loves!” Which is working with teams of diverse and creative people to advocate for the interests of small businesses. Her primary goal is to be a powerful and effective community leader by simply elevating the degree in which she empowers others.