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Craig Hoffman

GSL Staff Profiles
Title
Webmaster
Email
craig.hoffman@noaa.gov
Phone
303-497-6511
Address
DSRC
325 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80305
Affiliation
CIRES

Professional Profile

Craig Hoffman
Craig is currently GSL's webmaster. He has worked as an IT Director, senior software engineer, full-stack developer, a mountaineering guide, a professional photographer, and a start-up partner.  His first web development and hosting company produced a SaaS product that allowed real-estate brokers to seamlessly display their MLS listings on their website. This company was acquired in the late '90s. He went on to start eClimb Media, LLC, which also produced custom web applications for small to medium companies. 
 
Before joining NOAA / GSL, he spent the last 10 years working in the outdoor industry at the American Alpine Club (AAC) as their IT Director. His duties included building an amazing IT team, creating a digital strategy roadmap, built and maintained several enterprise-grade eCommerce applications running on Ruby on Rails and PHP (Laravel), maintained a modern CMS system, built and maintained a custom CRM platform written in Ruby on Rails. 

Outside the workplace I spend my time trying to build and maintain TroutLeader, rock climbing, trail running, mountain biking, fly fishing, skiing on and off-piste, and always looking for work as an adventure photographer. Currently live in Boulder with my wife, daughter, and 2 dogs. 

Position

GSL Webmaster / Software Engineer

Education

  • Loyola University, Chicago, IL - Advanced Software Application Development - March 2004
  • Fort Lewis College, Durango, CO - Certified Licensed Teacher (Secondary Education) – State of Colorado - 1996
  • Fort Lewis College, Durango, CO - Bachelor of Arts Degree in English and Communications, 1995, Concentration of Study: Media/Internet Communcations and Secondary Education

Professional Experience

  • RxRevu, Denver, CO - Senior Software Engineer, February 2019 - June 2019
  • The American Alpine Club (AAC), Golden, CO - Director of IT, May 2008 - December 2018
  • eClimb Media, LLC, Louisville, CO - Principle / Senior Media Programmer, March 2002 - April 2008 
  • Katomic Media, Inc., Durango, CO - Co-Founder / Small Business Owner, June 2000 - November 2002 
  • Frontier Internet, Durango, CO  - Web Facilitator, August 1997 – 2000 
  • Colorado Outward Bound School, Denver, CO - Experiential Educator and Mountaineering Guide, May 1994 - 2000 

Outreach / Volunteer

  • Boulder Climbing Community Board of Directors: 2012 - 2019
  • Professional Adventure Photographer: www.craighoffmanphotogrpahy.com
  • Certified AMGA SPI Rock Climbing Guide

Professional (LinkedIn)

https://www.linkedin.com/in/craiglhoffman/