Longtime Harbor area community leader Dan Hoffman tells the story of how he became the CEO of the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce, advocate for community how that boosted his own spirit and inspired youth.

Jan. 17 (originally dispatched Jan. 5, 2023)

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Dan was executive director of Wilmington Chamber of Commerce (WCC) for 17 years and prior  had a career in the newspaper business working with News Pilot and Daily Breeze (Copley News) starting as a truck driver. He went on to provide leadership in numerous capacities including five years as Circulation Manager for the News Pilot.

Dan’s commitment to the WCC mission: “The Wilmington Chamber of Commerce promotes, supports and enhances a positive business environment and improves the quality of life in the community”  demonstrates and his dedication during his tenure and continuing.

He and his wife Sue have lived  in Wilmington for nearly five decades, where they have raised their three daughters, and are active in the community and church. Dan is  excellent role model for all!



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