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Alyson Van Hooser

Leadership Development, Employee Engagement & High Performance Inspiration

Alyson combines her real-world experience with unique authenticity, wit, and insights to positively transform leadership and team performance. With wisdom drawn from tough life experiences, Alyson radiates an unexpected perspective on success. Alyson is developing leaders across the country using her intuitive street smarts, ownership mindset, and proven leadership strategies to unlock exactly how to be more resilient, create your own success, connect with a diverse workforce, and increase performance within yourself and among your team.

Her down-to-earth style hits you in the heart, opens your mind, and pushes you forward! Alyson lives in Kentucky with her husband, Joe, and their four children Willow, Lincoln, Duke, and Holt. When she’s not working, you can find her dancing with her family in the kitchen… “Alexa, play We Will Rock You.”

Alyson’s management experience with Walmart, her leadership experience as a bank manager, insurance advisor, and elected city council member – all by the age of 30 — equip her to relate authentically with the challenges leaders are facing. She deeply understands the price of admission to leadership and the keys for leveling up — now she guides leaders to achieve even greater results!

Areas of Expertise

  • Communication & Engagement
  • Leadership & Emotional Intelligence
  • Multi-Generational Issues
  • High Performance Inspiration

LEVEL UP: Elevate Your Game & Crush Your Goals

“When your goal is always a mutually beneficial outcome, when you seek above all else to meet the needs of people, Infinite Influence can be achieved!”

~ Alyson Van Hooser, Author, Infinite Influence

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Phillip Van Hooser

Award Winning Keynote Speaker & Author on Leadership Development, Employee Engagement, & Communication

A former leader and manager in high-pressure industries, Phil knows the frustration and financial impact that occurs when leaders and employees are at odds with each other.

His compelling passion is to equip managers and supervisors with leadership, communication and relationship building skills to overcome these barriers. Over 1000 U.S. companies have trusted Phil to guide their leaders to build productive employee relations that win respect and credibility, build trust and teamwork, unlock creativity and innovation, and help companies and organizations achieve their goals. Two-thirds of those groups have used Phil repeatedly.

Phil enjoys pheasant hunting, teaching his 9 grandkids some new trick or joke, and exploring new places and opportunities with his wife, Susan.

Areas of Expertise

  • Leadership & Engagement
  • Communication & Motivation
  • Change & Decision Making
  • Service & Professionalism

Earning The Right To Be Heard: Sell Your Ideas, Build Your Influence, Grow Your Opportunities

“This is really a must-read book for everyone who is in a position of influence or who desires to be in a position of influence. Learning how to earn the right to be heard is a real differentiator that will set apart those who understand this from those who don’t. Just get the book and read it right away. You won’t regret it.”

~ Steve Sanders, Cybersecurity Expert

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Susan Van Hooser


Susan has provided administrative management, marketing, and sales support for Van Hooser Associates, Inc. since its inception. She manages all day-to-day details for the team, while providing friendly assistance and service to our clients.

Her happy place is in the midst of her loving (and loud!) family! Or out for a run on the quiet streets of her small hometown. (At 54, she ran her first race — a half-marathon!) She also loves discovering new diners and dives with her husband, Phil, and hanging out with their black lab, Jazz.

In 2014, Susan and Phil started a non-profit initiative for the development of rural-area millennial leaders, Vision 2050. The greatest unexpected benefit of this venture has been developing friendships with some of the best and brightest young people in the world!

Areas of Expertise

  • Booking Information
  • Client Relations
  • Product Inquiries
  • Keeping All The Balls In The Air

Results & Value of VHA Leadership Development

Case Study

Franklin Bank & Trust is a $500M community financial institution offering full banking services through 5 locations across south central Kentucky.

The Challenge

Through training, development and personal coaching, bank leadership wanted to prepare a select group of current and emerging leaders for transition into management/leadership roles.

The Solution

Van Hooser Associates developed and delivered a multi-session leadership training initiative for current and emerging leaders,
emphasizing fundamental leadership and strategic management skills.

The Value

Leaders invest time building working relationships Leaders set more goals and define clearer expectations Leaders developed greater awareness of their leadership


“The program allows interaction and real world experiences to be discussed and provide possible solutions that one can implement.”

Joe Morel, VP, Senior Mortgage Lender

The Right Leadership Development Organization!

…without reservation, Van Hooser Associates is the right organization to help any team when it comes to leadership development.

Anthony K., Equian, LLC

Outstanding Results!

The results are just outstanding!!

Doug G., Helena Agri-Enterprises

Dynamic, Engaging!

Dynamic and engaging, great at making things practical!

Christine K., Larimer County, CO

Workplace Relevant!

..relates to real life in the workplace…helps us understand how to motivate our people.

Jeff G., William E. Groves Construction

Great Leadership Insights!

Great insights into how leaders should behave in today’s business environments.

Jack B., General Manager, Lockheed Martin

Hit It Out of the Park!

The ‘Man and the Millennial’ hit it out of the park! You addressed relevant issues that engaged our diverse audience. Everyone left feeling empowered and excited!

Mandy S., Women in Propane Council