Michael E. Hoffman

Michael E. Hoffman

President and CEO

Michael E. Hoffman is the president and CEO of the National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA). He has been an active member of NWRA for several years and is a veteran of the sector with decades of environmental industry financial experience.

For more than 37 years, Hoffman’s focus has been the waste and recycling industry, having most recently served as Stifel’s managing director and group head of diversified industrial research for the environmental services, specialty distribution and other industrial sectors.

Hoffman has been recognized for his expertise and contribution to the industry by being inducted into NWRA’s Hall of Fame in 2020 and ranking No. 2 in pollution control from Institutional Investor, Greenwich Associates and Reuters. He also is the 2001 owner/rider winner of the 105th Maryland Hunt Cup, an errant golfer and avid fly fisherman.

Hoffman holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Widener University and a Master of Business Administration from Cornell University.