Angela Marshall Hofmann

Angela Marshall Hofmann
Angela Marshall Hofmann
Head of Government Affairs
For over 20 years, Angela has served as a trusted advisor to members of the U.S. Congress and Executive Branch as well as to CEOs and senior executives in complex, multi-national organizations.

Angela currently serves as the head of Government Affairs for JCPenney, a 120-year-old national retailer with operations in 49 states and Puerto Rico. In this position she oversees the company’s local, state, federal and international government relations. She additionally leads the privately-held organization’s sustainability and corporate responsibility initiatives.

Angela began her career with the Honorable Senator Max Baucus in 1989 as a congressional liaison in the State of Montana. After receiving her Juris Doctorate from the University of Montana in 1997, she served as legislative counsel for agriculture and trade in Washington, D.C. and later as International Trade Counsel on U.S. Senate Finance Committee.

In 2002, Angela joined Walmart Stores, Inc. leading trade policy in the Washington Office. She later moved to headquarters in Bentonville, Arkansas and served in a number of executive roles including as Vice President, International Corporate Affairs, at Walmart Stores, Inc. where she led the company’s external engagement in 40+ retail, ecommerce and sourcing countries around the world. She also launched innovative public-private chain capacity building projects focused on transparency, building safety, agricultural development and women’s economic empowerment in Latin America, Asia and Africa.

Angela is a staunch advocate for women’s empowerment and continues to be active in the Organization of Women in International Trade ("OWIT") a voluntary, non-profit association of professionals interested in international trade. She’s been a lifelong member of WITA and also serves on the Board of Advisors for both the Arkansas and Montana World Trade Centers.

Speaking in:

June 6
7:45 am8:15 am
Texas C
Achieving new ORC and retail theft legislation requires a multi-layered approach, supporting national, state and local efforts. NRF Government Relations team members will deliver an update on the current state of INFORM Act implementation and the Combating Organized Retail Crime Act working its way through Congress. They will be joined by JC Penney GR and AP leaders sharing how they partner with… Read more