Impact Hub - Boulder
Rich Hoops has dedicated his time to assisting area nonprofits in building operational/organizational capacity through strategic consulting, general business and executive coaching, training and lecturing. He has been a partner with Social Venture Partners Boulder County since 2001 and was board chair from 2004-2006. Rich is chairman of the board at Impact Hub – Boulder, is the board chair for Blood:Water Mission, and is an advisory board member of the Center for Education on Social Responsibility at the Leeds School of Business, at the University of Colorado.
In addition, Rich is involved in a number of initiatives and activities in the area of social entrepreneurship/social ventures and impact investing in the Boulder community. Rich began his career in the personal computer industry in 1986 with the Business Products Division of Tandy Corporation. He joined Dell Computer Corporation in 1989 and held a variety of senior management and executive positions in sales, marketing and business development, nationally and internationally. Rich founded, and served as CEO of Outdoor Intelligence, a startup focused on delivering digital map information and data to the recreational fishing industry.