Phillip Van Hooser, MBA, CSP, CPAE

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Award Winning Keynote Speaker & Author on Engaged Leadership that Get Results

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 7 grandkids some new trick or joke, and exploring new places and opportunities with his wife, Susan.

Areas of Expertise:

Engaged Leader/Employee Relations

Communication Skills

Service & Professionalism

Build & Motivate Multi-Generation Teams

Manage Change & Transition


Alyson Van Hooser, PLCS

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Keynote Speaker & Author on Leadership Development & Employee Engagement

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 three children Willow, Lincoln, and Duke. When she’s not working, you can find her dancing with her family in the kitchen… “Alexa, play We Will Rock You”

Areas of Expertise:

Communication Skills

Employee Engagement

Emotional Intelligence & Resilience

Motivation & Productivity


Susan Van Hooser

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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 company, while providing a friendly point-of-contact with all 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, Jaz!

Areas of Responsibility:


Booking Information

Product Inquiries

Client Relations

Keeping All the Balls in the Air


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