Hoffman Media, LLC (HM) is a privately held, leading special-interest publisher based in Birmingham, Ala. The company specializes in publications targeted to the women’s market and the large base of advertisers who seek a print, online and interactive medium to reach this attractive demographic. In addition to publications, HM has a growing consumer event business and an established ancillary products division.
HM was founded in 1983 by Phyllis Hoffman DePiano as Symbol of Excellence Publishers, Inc. and was renamed Hoffman Media in 1998. Today, Mrs. DePiano serves as president and chief executive officer of the company and is recognized industry-wide as a savvy businesswoman and talented entrepreneur.