Adonis Hoffman: A Well-Respected Capitol Hill Vet


WASHINGTON, D.C. — When it became known that a nominee for a TEGNA Board of Directors seat had withdrawn himself from consideration, due to a 2014 case of mistaken identity gone wrong involving company CEO Dave Lougee, the name of the nominee was shared.

But, TEGNA didn’t share details of who Adonis Hoffman is, and why Lougee mistakenly thought he was a valet at a 2014 event is so potentially explosive.

Hoffman is a highly accomplished African American who once served as Chief of Staff of the FCC, and held key positions in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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