Mike Hoover

Chief People Officer

As an outside advisor on corporate strategy and talent management, Mike worked closely with the Greenspring leadership team for several years before formally joining us as Chief People Officer in July 2020.  Prior to joining Greenspring, Mike was the Senior Vice President of Strategy for Scott’s Miracle Gro.  In this role, he was responsible for oversight of over $1.5 billion in mergers and acquisitions.  Mike joined Scott’s after serving as a Partner in the McChrystal Group Leadership and Management consulting firm, where he led the firm’s largest consulting engagement inception-to-date at that time.  Prior to joining the McChrystal Group, Mike served in the United States Army for over 27 years.  During his career, he served in the 75th Ranger Regiment, the 5th Special Forces Group, Airborne and spent the last 21 years of his career in the United States Army Special Operations Command.  Mike is a veteran of several combat deployments to Afghanistan, Iraq and North Africa. He is active in Veterans Affairs, specifically with efforts to combat the opiate abuse problems associated with mental health issues in our Veteran community, as well as mentoring Veterans as they transition from military service to the private sector. Mike is married to an incredible wife, Alex, and their shared hobbies include fitness, working on their farm and making fun of one another.