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Michael Vooss

After beginning his career in advertising and public relations at Forbes magazine, Mike Vooss later progressed through the Media and Account Services departments of Homer & Durham Advertising in Manhattan. While there, he maintained a number of the company’s key accounts, including 7 divisions of Citicorp, N.A.; American Savings Bank; Lykes Bros. Steamship Co., Inc.; The Finnish Tourist Board; and the U.N. Plaza Hotel. He later held the position of Director of Advertising and Public Relations at Lykes Bros. Steamship Co., Inc. from the transportation company’s New York office, where he implemented and developed their in-house advertising agency while also providing corporate and media relations support and services.
Mike is an active member of The Advertising Club of New York and was a founding member and chairman of their Small Business Forum as well as a member of the Membership Committee. In 2002, he was the recipient of The Advertising Club's President's Award. He has been an invited speaker at the World Trade Institute at New York’s World Trade Center, and has held positions with both the Containerisation and Intermodal Institute and the Association of Steamship Advertising and Promotion (ASAP). He has been a member of the Transportation Marketing & Communications Association (TMCA/TMSA) and the National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP), and has held various Leadership Team positions in the New York City Chapter No. 1 of BNI, an international business networking organization. Mike is also an active member of the Parents Steering Committee at The Ailey School at Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre.
Located in New York City, Mike is a graduate of the State University of New York at Albany and The Bronx High School of Science.

Scott Vooss

WIth more than 25 years of experience in agency, corporate, and non-profit environments, Scott Vooss develops integrated marketing and communications campaigns that drive brand value, brand preference and revenue. Scott brings clients a unique perspective and passion for results, with a demonstrated history of strategic thinking, creative problem-solving, and effective program management. He has lent his talents to the success of a number of companies and non-profit organizations, including Operation Smile, the Smithsonian Institution, National Park Foundation, Blue Cross and Blue Shield, and Auto Trader.
Scott's brings across-the-board experience to Vooss Hanemann, including branding, integrated marketing, strategic planning, account management, fundraising, direct marketing, direct mail, direct response television, telemarketing, online advertising, search, creative development, content management and copywriting, digital marketing, email marketing, social media strategy, communications, public relations, event planning, budget management, business development, and cause-related marketing.
Scott was graduated from the State University of New York College at Buffalo with a B.A. in Media Studies. His consultancy is located in Norfolk, VA.

Ardley R. Hanemann, Jr.

For 14 years, Ardley Hanemann served as Vice President of Corporate Relations for Lykes Bros. Steamship Co., Inc. where he held primary responsibility for all media relations, employee communications, advertising, training and sales promotion. Ardley has more than 30 years experience in public relations, financial and employee communications, print and electronic production and event coordination and had previously held similar positions with McDermott International and The B.F. Goodrich Co.

Ardley was awarded a bachelor of arts degree in journalism and public relations from Loyola University and is a certified instructor in the Management of Change. He is active in numerous civic and educational organizations in New Orleans. Hanemann is a member of the President’s Advisory Council for both Jesuit High School and Loyola University, the Development Advisory Board for St. Catherine of Siena School, and has received numerous awards, including Jesuit High School Alumnus of the Year, East Jefferson Hospital Great Gentleman Award, and Volunteer Activist honors bestowed by the St. Elizabeth’s Guild.

After a decade with the company, Ardley left Vooss Hanemann Associates in 2004 to pursue his interests in the field of Education.