YEDaily: Brooks Hoffos

Brooks Hoffos is a thinker, planner and creator, and currently an owner and partner in numerous companies in business development, real estate, trades, rentals, technology, and the industrial energy sector. What advice does he have for other young professionals? Find out in today’s YEDaily…

Elevator Pitch: Describe your job in a nutshell.
I am an owner in several different companies, including Fuse Ventures and Fuse Realty. I specialize in sales and business development entrepreneur development, and social and business networking. I like to encourage freestyle thinking.      

Why did you start working at your company? What was the inspiration for this career route?
We started Fuse Ventures in 2010 with the idea of supplying companies with business experience through capital business planning. I’ve always been able to find great people who excel at what they do, and we provide the business backing for what they need. I love the challenge of building a business and being an entrepreneur.

What is the best part of what you do on a day-to-day basis? The most challenging part?
Being inspired by great thinkers and hard workers; troubleshooting, brainstorming and negotiating on any type of business.

Working with so many different thinkers can also prove to be challenging at times, as well as rewarding.

Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
In all honesty, as much as we develop the 5-year and 10-year business plans, the most important things to me are the day-to-day tasks. Business has shown me that much can change in a 24-hour period. I hope to see growth in all the existing companies. I hope to invest in new companies, and to continue learning and developing in the business industry.

What does success look like to you?
When passion meets fire, and profits prevail.

What is the most memorable milestone in your career?
The beginning of Fuse Ventures in 2010. The idea of developing businesses with people who are brilliant in their field, and who allow Fuse Ventures to apply their specialties, seemed like a great win-win. Nothing like that has ever existed in this area before.

Do you have any advice for other young professionals?
Find what you are passionate about and do it, no matter what the cost.

Do you support any charities? If so, which one(s) and why is that important to you?
STARS. Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society. 

It is so important because they save lives in remote areas. Working in the trade industry with professionals in the backcountry all the time, to have a service like this is so very important!

What to you is notable?
People who are willing to go beyond the call of duty. Quite simply: Passion.

Blackberry, iPhone, Android, or Other?
iPhone – hell to the ya!