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Damien Hoffman, CEO & Co-Chairman
Get to know our CEO &
Co-Chairman, Damien Hoffman
Damien Hoffman | CEO & Co-Chairman: After graduating early with honors from Duke University, Damien raised private equity with friends during the late Nineties to launch a successful start-up. He went on to work for boutique sports investment bank Inner Circle LLP, where he worked on the sale of the NBA franchise New Jersey Nets to Brooklyn real estate development firm Forest City Ratner Companies. Damien also graduated with honors from the University of Miami School of Law as a Dean’s Merit Scholar. He clerked at the Florida Supreme Court for the Honorable Justice Kenneth Bell and Central Staff. Damien appears on Yahoo! Finance, Fox Business Network, and has spoken at elite institutions such as Harvard and Duke.
Derek Hoffman, President & Co-Chairman
Get to know our President &
Co-Chairman, Derek Hoffman
Derek Hoffman | President & Co-Chairman: Derek is a regular contributor to CNNMoney. In 2012, Forbes named him #1 on their list of Top 10 Social Media Influencers on Wall Street. Derek has handled media investment and tactical strategy planning for Procter & Gamble and Gillette’s national asset portfolio. He has also worked in private wealth management for Morgan Stanley. Derek graduated early from the University of Michigan’s world-class economics department.
Sarah Martin, CFO
Get to know our CFO,
Sarah Martin | CFO: After graduating in accounting from Emory University in Atlanta Georgia and receiving her CPA license, Sarah worked at Ernst and Young where she had the pleasure of learning and helping small Angel and VC backed companies grow and prosper all the way to several IPO's. She then took to her own entrepreneurial heart and became the CFO of a small diagnostic healthcare laboratory where she provided strategic financial leadership helping the company to quadruple revenue, increase profitability and complete several acquisitions resulting in a significant increase in shareholder value and successful sale transaction. Ultimately, the entrepreneur in Sarah was drawn to The Cheat Sheet, where she oversees all financial aspects of the company.
Tracy Sigler, COO
Get to know our COO,
Tracy Sigler | COO: Tracy is a veteran of several start-ups including the popular financial media company The Motley Fool, where he worked for eight years in a variety of roles. As Vice President of Web Operations, he and his team were responsible for the performance and profitability of Fool.com.
Newsroom AdminI manage admin and support, and I'm so dedicated to my job that I think we should have a presence on Mars, too. (There is actual water flowing now!)
Sports WriterI enjoy the finer things in life, such as power naps and Netflix binges. When I'm not writing about sports, I'm dreaming about pizza.
Entertainment Senior EditorI'm an amateur gardener who likes to waste his time tending a small vegetable garden that is regularly harvested by the local deer population.
HR CoordinatorI thrive on making strong connections with people of all backgrounds, baking vegan cookies and exploring the mountains in CO!
Money & Career Senior WriterWhen I'm not thinking about finance strategy, you can find me wake surfing or paddleboarding at the lake!
Media BuyerI'm a media buyer who enjoys cooking vegan food, hiking every week, and photography.
Web DeveloperI enjoy the complex puzzles of programming, the challenge of video games, and the worldly experience of other cultures.
Gear & Style WriterIf I'm not reading or writing about the latest in tech, you can find me exploring small Southern towns or watering my jungle of houseplants.
Accounting ManagerAfter a day of counting beans and looking for the missing penny, you can find me on my Harley searching for the perfect winding road.
VP of HRWhen I'm not optimizing our awesome company culture, I'm creating one at home with my two little girls!
Entertainment WriterA dinosaur enthusiast, movie buff, and EDM fanatic, I'm a lover of obscure pop culture in all its forms.
SEO SpecialistWhen I'm not finding the latest SEO trends to experiment with, you can find me at the dojo or playing video games.
Entertainment Assistant EditorI'm a grammar and spelling fanatic, who enjoys skiing, yoga, and fat cats.
Communications ManagerI'm a research addict who is allergic to cold weather, loves photography, and believes the best experiments involve baking.
Senior Editor, Product QualityI'm a writer and editor interested in personal finance, health care, and healthy living.
VP of DataI enjoy working with numbers but outside of work I avoid them as much as possible
Money & Career WriterWhen I'm not writing, I enjoy cooking, yoga, and reading. I also collect vinyl records and am eagerly awaiting the Twin Peaks reboot.
Quantative AnalystWhen I'm not coding, exercising, or surfing the web, you can find me at my local Starbucks or cinema.
Weekend Newsroom ManagerI am The Cheat Sheet's lively and joyful Weekend Newsroom Manager. My work and my girlfriend are my two biggest passions.
Assistant EditorWhether I'm editing content for The Cheat Sheet, hiking the Rocky Mountains, or making the perfect G&T, I pay attention to the details.
Sports WriterIf I'm not relentlessly researching and writing, I'm probably watching hockey and baking homemade dog treats.
Newsroom AdminI am the whole complex package. I am an industrious, diligent, and compassionate team player. My hobbies are hiking and eating: I am the only person who can climb K2 in shorts and eat like a buffalo.
Technology Senior EditorI'm a technophile. From gadgets to gaming and chassis to core components, consumer tech always engages me. Read on to get your geek on.
Autos Senior EditorMy passions are cars and craft beer. I've been warned not to combine the two.
SEO ManagerSurf. Skate. Sail. Music. Grill. SEO. Travel. Friends. Family. Not in order.
Money & Career Senior EditorI'm passionate about all things related to money. When I'm not writing, I'm quoting lines from Seinfeld and yada yada yada.
Newsroom AdminMy daily routine: Get up, be awesome, and go back to bed. Please take me as I am, or watch me as I go.
Assistant EditorI'm a writer and editor who's nerdy about words, a sucker for Sour Patch Watermelon candy, and a recent California transplant.
Money, Career & Health WriterWhen I'm not writing about personal finance or lifestyle, I'm thinking about where I'm going to get my next cup of coffee.
Ad Operations AnalystI'm a math nerd, I live to eat and I try to go to the museum as often as possible.
Front-End EngineerWhen I'm AFK (Away From Keyboard), I resume the role of Master Yoda to my two little Jedi Knights.
Health & Fitness WriterUnder Colorado's blue skies, I find inspiration camping in the woods, lounging on the river, and getting funky at festivals. I'm on a never-ending search for a "healthy" version of mac 'n cheese, and I never leave home without a glitter headband.
Assistant EditorTraveling and food are my passions. I love meeting people and trying new cuisine!
Headline CopywriterI am a data junky who loves arts and crafts, video games, and '90s music and pop culture.
Gaming WriterAfter a long day of sipping coffee and writing about video games, you can usually find me cooking, jogging, or relaxing with the family.
Sports Senior EditorBeyond loving real sports, I speak fluent ski bum and know that the best music venues in the whole world exist exclusively in art galleries.
Entertainment WriterI'm an entertainment news junkie who can usually be found drinking coffee and hanging with my dog, Lola.
Managing EditorI like to find what's broken and fix it, including (but not limited to) typos, furniture, and beer menus.
Back-End DeveloperI am an applications developer that loves to tinker with new technologies and think of ways to apply technology that will foster overall growth while bringing balance to the Force.
Health & Fitness WriterI'm a city skyline admirer who likes to find new places with a view, am passionate about all things related to health, and I'm a firm believer that brunch is always a good idea.
Autos WriterI love cars, art, music, and baseball. Other than that, I'm an incredibly boring person.
Autos WriterI'm obsessed with baseball and finding ways to waste less (hence the electric car beat), but a perfect morning at the beach usually makes me forget everything.
VP of TechnologyI love working with technology and people. When I'm not at the computer, you may find me hula hooping!
Culture WriterAside from writing about all things food, nutrition, and fitness, I enjoy running and testing the bounds of what constitutes a pizza.
Celebrity WriterI strive to be Beyoncé therefore I write about her and her world as a celebrity writer.
Assistant EditorMy life would be incomplete without editing, writing health articles, and swinging from the aerial silks at my local circus gym.
Autos WriterI live for beautifully designed beers, cars, and cigars.
Health & Fitness, Culture and Style Senior EditorWhen I'm not researching, writing, and editing all things related to health, food, and style, I'm usually reading, running, or baking.