Lance G. Hanish
...Lance G. Hanish
The founder of Lance Benefield & Co., Inc.
built the company into one of the largest independent marketing communications firms in the world specializing in retail.Serving clients in over 90 markets throughout America and in eight foreign countries, the company has offices in Fort Myers, FL; High Point, NC; Phoenix, AZ; Scottsdale, AZ; and Los Angeles, CA.
A graduate of the University of Wisconsin
with a Bachelor of Science degree in Letters & Science, with majors in Political Science and English, Lance
served in Vietnam in the Navy (LCDR, Ret) before beginning his career in San Francisco, CA. With its roots dating back to 1967, the firm has represented many national and international accounts including the leaders with the hospitality industry (Marriott Corporation and the Marcus Corp.); within the political arena (Reagan for President 1976 and 1980); with the home furnishings industry (Drexel Heritage Home Furnishings, Stanley Furniture, Ashley Furnishings, Broyhill Furniture Industries, Robb & Stucky, Breuners Home Furnishings, Huffman-Koos and many others); with the automotive industry (Oldsmobile Division, General Motors Corporation); within the soft drink industry (Canada Dry); and various manufacturing concerns with retail products (Sony Corp., Louisiana Pacific
, American Seating
, Capitol Stampings Corp.
, The Kelch Corp.)