Andy Hofmann was born and raised in Southeast Pennsylvania. As he grew up he spent a lot of time hunting, fishing and camping with family friends and the Boy Scouts. He has a BS in Wildlife Biology from California University of Pennsylvania. Andy has worked for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for the past 15 years at refuges in Alabama, Delaware, Idaho, Nevada, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. He currently serves as the Refuge Manager for the Eastern Virginia Rivers National Wildlife Refuge Complex a four refuge complex including: Rappahannock River Valley, James River, Presquile and Plum Tree Island National Wildlife Refuges that spreads across the western bay shores and tributaries of the Chesapeake Bay. Andy, his wife, and their four children live in Manquin, Virginia, and love to spend time in the outdoors whenever they can.