Meet our Northland Staff

Alan Smith


Alan Smith is the Northland Area Director.  Prior to coming on staff full time with CBMC, Alan spent 19 years at a Fortune 50 company dealership, Ziegler Caterpillar, was a partner in a small business that focused on employee engagement/ leadership coaching, and was the founding Executive Director at the non-profit, Passionwerx for Life.  Alan and his wife Clar have two daughters that are very active in athletics where they attend school in Bloomington, MN.


Don Hoffert

Don Hoffert serves both National and Northland Area CBMC as Director Leadership Institute to grow and develop CEO-Owner Peer Advisory Forums. Don retired from a corporate career in 2007, last as VP of Business Excellence for a fortune 500 company where in Helsinki Finland, he was introduced to CBMC while on international assignment. He is passionate about connecting business leaders (now about 600 nationally) to experience Upreach (intimacy with Christ), Inreach (among Christian business leaders to build a business of excellence) and Outreach (to be the aroma of Christ) to transform families, businesses and communities for the glory of God and mens joy in Christ. Don and his wife Cynthia live in Plymouth, MN and enjoy spending time with their 6 grandchildren. Don also invests time ministering as an elder at Bethlehem Baptist Church.


Tom Whitney

Tom Whitney's role as Northland Area Associate Field Staff allow's him to serve CBMC staff from around the country and in the Northland with his strengths and gifts as a Leadership Coach, Life Coach and past Northland Area Director. Tom's unique combination of experiences and training are allowing God to bear much fruit through Tom. He and his wife Patty are also busy being grandpa and grandma living in Woodbury Minnesota.