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ABOUT THE FOUNDER
Greg Hofbauer is a career entrepreneur, educator and community builder.
Prior to launching Hofbauer Consulting, Greg led and successfully sold several award-winning technology companies specializing in interactive digital storytelling. Greg was most recently the Director of Innovation at ChamberRVA while also serving as the Managing Director of Greater Richmond Small Business Development Center / THRIVE Mentoring Program.
Greg’s passion is helping individuals/businesses succeed, especially leveraging web technology. Greg is catalyst in the RVA start-up community. In addition to mentoring dozens of companies as a mentor and director of the THRIVE Mentor Network, Greg has also been involved with the 1 Million Cups initiative, RVA Startup Weekend, the Lighthouse Labs accelerator, Capital One’s Design Jam, VCUarts’ CoLab Program, and The Community Foundation’s Amazing Raise.
A graduate of the University of Richmond, Greg has a background in Computer Science and Digital Communications. He is an Adjunct Professor teaching entrepreneurship courses at VCUarts. Greg earned a culinary arts certification and also recently passed the NASBITE Certified Global Business Professional examination.
Summary of Qualifications
- Consultant – Big picture thinker able to uncover client challenges and make ambiguity tangible.
- Innovator – Tirelessly on the lookout for ways to fix, improve, optimize, and enhance.
- Builder – Love to roll up the sleeves and create something amazing alongside the team.
- Negotiator – Not afraid of difficult conversations; a highly patient, focused listener.
Holly Ashton – CONTENT DESIGNER
Holly Ashton is graduate of the Visual Arts program at Virginia Commonwealth University. She is a highly sought-after freelance artist and creative web designer based in Richmond, VA who loves working with nonprofits and community organizations. She specializes in visual design, video editing, motion graphics, and frontend web design.