Rich Hoffman is a 25+ year Army Information Technology (IT) defense contractor with By Light IT Professional Services. He is a senior lead architect working in the US Army Materiel Command Headquarters at Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, Alabama helping to shape the future directions of systems, networks and hosting arrangements used within the Army. For the past 55 years, since his eighth grade science class and timed with the Lonnie Zamora sighting in April 1964, Rich has been pursuing his primary interest in investigating, researching and lecturing on the subject of UFOs. He has investigated nearly a thousand cases and reviewed most of the cases in MUFON, Project Blue Book and other databases.
He worked cooperatively on cases and presented at Wright Patterson AFB on the subject of UFOs with many FTD staff in attendance. In 2017, Richard and a few others formed the Scientific Coalition for Ufology (SCU), a think tank composed of over 60 scientists, industry professionals, academics and researchers (22 PhDs) who are dedicated to applying scientific principles to the study of the phenomena.