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"Individual commitment to a group effort: that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work." - Vince Lombardi

Adam Hoffarber, J.D.


A founding owner of SkyWater, Adam brings fifteen years of exceptional executive recruitment and proven leadership experience to the SkyWater Search Partners leadership team. In addition to managing all firm operations across our ten practice divisions, including its internal Human Resources, Finance, & Marketing functions, he is also responsible for providing strategic direction to the firm through the development and execution of new growth initiatives.

An executive search generalist, Adam conducts select leadership searches across a variety of industries in the Upper Midwest; his successful recent placements include President, CIO, CFO, CMO, CHRO, COO, and VP-level positions.

Adam has been featured in a number of local and national publications including the Star Tribune, WCCO Radio, PC World, and Computerworld Magazine addressing employment & labor news in the Midwest market. He also contributes to an “Ask the Expert” column in the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal.

Adam graduated from Gustavus Adolphus College with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management & Political Science and earned his Juris Doctor from Mitchell Hamline School of Law. He currently resides in Minneapolis and enjoys golf, racket sports, and spending time at his family cabin with his wife and three sons.


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