Mr. Hoffmann joined Trout in 2001 and his career has grown with the firm to become a leader in health care investor relations and now into capital raising activities. His deep understanding of the European markets helped expand Trout's client base in Europe and form deep relationships with both clients and investors. Thomas was Trout's Germany CEO-CFO keynote speaker and lead several panels with an audience of 100+ CEOs. He co-created the Trouts annual Hampton's CEO Roundtable and actively supports Trout's management access event at the annual JP Morgan Healthcare conference in San Francisco. Thomas is the creator of Trout's Contact's app, Connect CRM and the Bridge, that houses more than 13,000 industry contacts, profiles allowing users to link between each other while archiving all historical meetings between clients and investors. Thomas provides a comprehensive service to his clients from the creation and targeting for a road show, implementing strategic planning to providing advice and support for IPOs and financings. Since the inception of Trout Capital in 2006, Thomas has advised and supported both public and private company financings leading to investments of $400M+.
Thomas did the Masters program in Media Business at the University of Augsburg in Germany. He also holds Series 7 and 63 securities licenses.