Board of Trustees

Lois Whitman-Hess

As Co-Founder and President of HWH PR, Lois Whitman has been providing hands-on public relations services to a vast array of business sectors including technology, Internet-based companies, entertainment, law, publishing and the fashion and beauty industry.

HWH PR has become well known in these specific industries because of the client roster it has accumulated, which include brand names such as Samsung, Sony, DuPont, Fox, HBO, Casio, Astell&Kern, Kyocera, BMG, Random House, Revlon, Waterpik, Bell South, HGTV and many more.

In addition to Fortune 500 companies, Lois has worked with sports and entertainment luminaries such as Jon Bon Jovi, Joe Torre, Magic Johnson, Arnold Palmer, Boomer Esiason, Willie Mays, Joe Di Maggio, Notorious B.I.G., Billy Joel, Paul McCartney and Elton John.

Lois started her career in business journalism at Fairchild Publications writing about fashion and then technology. She also served as Editor in Chief of Consumer Electronics monthly for three years before starting HWH PR with her husband Eliot Hess.

For the last five years, Lois has written a daily blog about technology, art, travel, and entertainment, targeted to the over 50 crowd, which is aptly called DigiDame.

Lois and Eliot have been very active with UJA, ADL, Cooley ‘s Anemia, The Temple of Understanding, The Cabrini Mission, Samsung Four Seasons of Hope, Samsung Hope for Education, Rett Syndrome, The National Trust for Historic Preservations and FAITH, The Fashion Accessories Industry Together for Health.

Lois and Eliot are also early investors in several tech start ups, web shows and entertainment properties that promise totally new innovative concepts.

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