Bio: Al Hoffman


Al Hoffman

Board Member
Al was born and raised in Kansas.  He enlisted into the Navy Submarine program in the late 70s.  He believes part of the success in college servicing is the military style procedural part he brought to the table when he first started.  The counselor aptitude has evolved as well as he gave back to the community with outside activities.  Al was one of four original founding members of the National College Advocacy Group (NCAG).  He was the NCAG's first president. Al is still a member of the NCAG board, executive committee and the committee chair of the NCAG's Certification program.  The NCAG has dedicated itself to be a source of knowledge for financial or academic college counselors.  Al has lecture spoke at the IECA, HECA, NICCP, and NCAG Conferences at various times on college affordability and issues related to the FAFSA and CSS Profile.  

Al currently is the director of the College Funding Service Center (CFSC) which was started on September 26th 2001.  Prior to September of 2001 Al had four years of experience in helping a student/family navigate the college bound process.  Al's mission statement was simple.  Help students get into college.  He started out in a home office by himself.  The College Funding Service Center now has seventeen employees and nine additional counselors that assist the college process.  Since the beginning Al and the team of servicers and counselors has helped over 26,000 families on the college process.