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Business Executives And Advisors

Our business leadership team is comprised of executives and advisors with proven track records of leading transformative activities across a wide array industries.

Howard Hoffman - Hickey Smith Howard S. Hoffmann Executive Director
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As Executive Director of Hickey Smith, Howard is responsible for all of the business related functions of the firm. He is a senior executive with over 35 years of financial, operational and general management experience in a wide range of industries. Howard serves as a non-voting member of the firm’s Executive Committee.

He has extensive experience in driving operational efficiencies through the use of disciplined processes enabled by technology, implementing financial, accounting and security controls and procedures, and fostering high performing cultures, both domestically and internationally. During his career, Howard has also helped companies navigate through complex litigation (single plaintiff, class action and government) and government investigation matters.

Howard is also Chief Executive Officer for EXTEND Resources, a professional services and solutions company specializing in business and legal process optimization, eDiscovery, contract management, and cybersecurity.

Contacts

23 E. Colorado Blvd, Suite 203
Pasadena, CA 91105

Education

MBA, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, 1977

BA, Mathematics and Economics, University of California at Santa Barbara, 1975

Michael Yeager - Hickey Smith Michael C. Yeager Managing Director, Finance
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As Hickey Smith’s Managing Director, Finance, Michael is responsible for all accounting and financial functions of the firm. He is a hands-on, operations-oriented financial executive with over 20 years of experience in various senior management and consulting roles covering a wide range of industries.

Michael is highly skilled in the design and implementation of financial and operating processes and controls. He has an exceptional ability to quickly identify key operational drivers, develop alternatives for performance improvement and lead the change implementation process.

Michael is also Vice President, Finance for EXTEND Resources, a professional services and solutions company specializing in business and legal process optimization, eDiscovery, contract management, and cybersecurity.

Contacts

23 E. Colorado Blvd
Suite 203
Pasadena, CA 91105

Education

MBA, Rutgers University, 1991

BBA, Economics, Temple University, 1985