|Donald J. Hoffman, Chairman
Donald J. Hoffman is Chairman of Akron Energy Systems, LLC. Don is the Principal of The CREST Company, a management advisory firm he founded in 1989. The CREST Company provides consulting services to companies throughout the United States including their international business interests. From 1985 through 1988, Mr. Hoffman was President of The Hudson Group, Inc., a 15 location wholesale distributor of building materials. Prior to Hudson, he spent 10 years with International Paper Company in a variety of management positions in marketing, finance, and operations, and was most recently the Manager of Lumber and Plywood operations. Mr. Hoffman is a graduate of Biola University and received his MBA from California State Polytechnic University Graduate School of Business and was awarded the CMA designation in Accounting in 1976. Mr. Hoffman is the past Chair of the Wasco, Or County Planning Commission, were he completed 20 years of service in 2013. He is also Chair, Board of Directors, for the Horizon Christian School, Hood River, OR. He is a Director of Keweenaw Land Association, Limited (KEWL), Ironwood, MI, and has served as an instructor in International Business at Columbia Gorge Community College in Hood River, OR. He and his wife Susan reside near Mosier, OR.