James Hofer’s career took him from a nondestructive testing engineer for McDonnell Douglas and a senior NDT engineer scientist for Boeing to president of Aerohoff Inspection Services. After earning an Associate in Applied Science degree in nondestructive evaluation, he went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in aviation maintenance and NDE at Lewis University and a master’s degree in business administration from Pepperdine University. He has received numerous certifications plus many accolades, including a candidate nomination for the MDC Future VP Program at Boeing, two Silver Eagle awards, an Atlas Award (B1 Bomber) and a nominee for the Boeing C-17 Moose Award. In his spare time, Hofer has been a volunteer coach for girls’ soccer, little league baseball, Pop Warner football, and girls’ softball.