Philip E. Hoffman

Trustee at Jackson College


Philip Hoffman was first elected to the Jackson College Board of Trustees in 2004, 2010 and again in 2016. He is a small business owner and former elected legislator for the State of Michigan. He graduated from Lumen Christi High School and earned an associate degree majoring in law enforcement from Jackson College and a bachelor of science in criminal justice from Ferris State University.

Mr. Hoffman founded and operated Hoffman Legislative Consultants from 2003 until merging his company with Quadrant Consulting Group in 2016 and currently serves as a partner in the business. He served as a Michigan Senator from 1993-2003, was a member of the Michigan House of Representatives from 1983-1993 and was a deputy sheriff with the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department from 1974-1982.

In the community, he was Chairman of both the Land O’ Lakes and Great Sauk Trail of the Boy Scouts of America and chaired the campaign to save Camp Teetankah. He formerly served as President of the Jackson College Alumni Association and was a member of the Jackson College Foundation and also received the “Distinguished Service Award” from Jackson College. Currently, he serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors at American 1 Credit Union, Vice Chairman of the Beaver Island Boat Company, member of the Board of Trustees of the Michigan Legislative Retirement System and a member of the Board of the Michigan Braille Transcribing Fund.

Mr. Hoffman and his wife Dennise have three grown sons and three grandchildren.



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