Hooff Cooksey is a native of Alexandria, Virginia, and is a proud graduate of The University of Texas at Austin.

Upon graduating, he worked as a field director for Governor Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign in Virginia. Following the 2012 election he stayed in Virginia and worked on Mark Obenshain’s bid for Attorney General and Ed Gillespie’s bid for United States Senate. Next came a stint in Miami working on Governor Jeb Bush’s presidential campaign. He completed the 2016 cycle working for Governor Doug Ducey in Arizona.

Hooff currently lives in Richmond, VA and serves as political director on Ed Gillespie’s gubernatorial campaign.