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President, PsyCor, Inc. ~ Executive Assessment Psychologist


Dr. Hoffer helps clients reduce hiring and promotion errors and accelerate the effectiveness and integration of newly hired or promoted leaders in every functional area from entry-level professional positions to the boardroom. He has done this in organizations ranging from entrepreneurial enterprises to Fortune 50 Global Corporations. 


He has served multiple clients for over 35 years in these economic sectors: Consumer, Energy, Financials, Health Care, Industrials, Information Technology, Materials, Professional Services, Telecommunications, and Utilities. 


Dr. Hoffer's extensive experience in assessing the suitability of internal and external executive candidates includes well over 1500 in-depth individual assessments and participation in numerous high-level assessment centers. Dr. Hoffer integrates the results of highly respected, professionally developed and validated assessment measures with his in-depth, behavior-based interviews to capture the executive's unique capabilities, motivations and leadership behaviors to inform conclusions and recommendations. 


He is a highly skilled, action-oriented executive coach and advises a wide range of leaders on matters of individual and team effectiveness. 


Prior to establishing PsyCor, Inc., he was a Staff Psychologist for the Industrial Services Division of The Psychological Corporation, an Officer in the United States Air Force, and a Research Consultant to the Army Research Institute.


Dr. Hoffer earned a Ph.D. in Psychology from Columbia University, an MA from Bucknell University, and a BA from Wheaton College. He is a licensed psychologist in Pennsylvania, a member of the American Psychological Association, and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. For the past 15 years he has taught Psychological Assessment in Organizational Settings as an adjunct faculty member of the graduate program in psychology at LaSalle University. 

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