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Michael Hoffman

Adjunct Faculty

  • Education
  • B.A., Sociology, Cornell University

  • Expertise
  • Business strategies, marketing management, strategic planning, professional selling, executive leadership.

  • Research Interests
  • Business Education, Entrepreneurship Strategy, Leadership, Marketing, Real Estate, Sales.

Michael Hoffman says it is a privilege to be teaching at the University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business. His courses include Principles of Marketing, Professional Selling, and Marketing Management, which also serves as the capstone course for graduating seniors in the marketing concentration. Hoffman seeks to guide students toward an understanding of the academic application of the content, along with the practical application of marketing concepts during their professional careers.

Hoffman engages students with course content by demonstrating its practical value and by showing students how to apply what they learn in their professional journeys. His goal is for students to enter the business world knowing they are informed, principled and capable leaders who add value to others’ lives.

  • 2010 REALTOR(r) of the Year, Minneapolis Area Association of REALTORS(r) (MAAR), 2011

  • Minnesota Association of Realtors
  • National Association of Realtors
  • MARR - Minneapolis Area Association of Realtors, Officer
  • National Association of Realtors
  • State of Minnesota - Profession Standards Committee
  • Temple Israel Congregation, Committee Member

  • Adjunct Instructor, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul / Minneapolis (1999 - present)
  • Vice President, Business Development - Director, Professional Business Strategies Unit, Coldwell Banker Burnet, Minneapolis (2008 - present)
  • Principal, FlightPlan - Business Development and Executive Coaching Consultancy, Minneapolis (2000 - present)
  • Branch Vice President, Coldwell Banker Burnet, Minneapolis (1993 - 2008)
  • Sales Associate/Trainer, Coldwell Banker Burnet, Minneapolis (1983 - 1993)
  • Senior Vice President/General Manager, Towle Real Estate Company, Minneapolis (1987 - 1993)
  • Commercial Sales Associate, Towle Real Estate Company, Minneapolis (1983 - 1987)
  • Sales Manager, Real Estate Brokerage Division, Towle Real Estate Company, Minneapolis (1987 - 1987)
  • President, Michael Hoffman Realty, Inc., Minneapolis (1976 - 1983)