Lou’s Bios

When you’ve lived almost 90 years, you can encapsulate your “history” in many different ways.  Here are a couple that have been used in Lou’s later years.


Book Bio

lou2-150Retired priest turned motivational speaker Lou Hohman, MDV (Masters of Divinity), has been inspiring others to realize their own potential for more than 40 years. In keynotes, workshops and individual coaching, he helps people achieve their best. He draws from religion, mythology, current events and personal experience to captivate his audiences with meaningful stories. Corporations and associations alike find him full of energy, sensitivity and insight. As instructor, facilitator and counselor, he has worked with people of all ages and backgrounds. His rich and varied experience also includes being a radio host, newspaper columnist, college chaplain, spiritual director and television personality.  Hohman was a Rochester-area priest for 49 years; his last assignment before retiring was at St. Louis Church in Pittsford. He has since married. In 1994, he and his wife started Shared Results International, a communications firm that helps people communicate with technology.

Speaker Bio 

As a married, former Roman Catholic priest, Lou Hohman is a compassionate Life Travel Guide who thrives on being of service to individuals seeking understanding for their life journey. He offers inspirational and motivational encouragement, while helping to sort out their beliefs and direction.  Lou speaks and coaches individuals on how to live life in peace with their belief systems. He uses history, mythology, philosophy, current events – and scripture to convey a message. Lou holds a Masters of Divinity degree from St. Bernard’s Institute and is considered by his fans as someone who is always open to listen, respect and dialogue about differing opinions and beliefs.” He has recently started a teleseminar series and sends a weekly ezine where he shares inspirational and motivational insight into a spiritual life journey.

Twitter Bio

 Life Travel Guide for  spiritual journeys, coaching individuals on how to live life in peace with his/her belief system — using history, mythology, philosophy, current events and scripture. Look for him on Facebook.

Lou’s Resume


Work Experiencearms crossed, smiling - round 1995–2011                   Shared Results Int’l             NY / FL
Business Owner / Founder

  • Founding member of Shared Results International
  • Served as adviser and product developer
  • Speaker, Workshop Leaders, Coach

1998 – 2003                 Talent Agencies       NYC & Rochester, NY
Print and TV Model

  • Canandaigua Brands – print ad
  • Mann’s Jewelers – TV ad
  • Others

Lou in collar 1965–1995                    Catholic Church                   Rochester, NY
Roman Catholic Priest

  • St. Louis Church, Pastor, 1983 – 1993
  • St. Vincent de Paul, Pastor, 1971 – 1983
  • Becket Hall, Rector, 1968 – 1971
  • Becket Hall, Spiritual Director, 1965 – 1968
  • Rochester Institute of Technology, Chaplain, 1956 – 1965
  • Sacred Heart Cathedral, Weekend Assistant, 1954 – 1965
  • St. Andrew’s Seminary, Spiritual Director, 1953 – 1965
  • Blessed Sacrament, Associate Pastor, 1951 – 1953
  • St. Helen’s, Associate Pastor, 1946 – 1951
  • St. Ambrose, Ordained, 1946

Media Experience 1968–1970                    WOKR-TV                           Rochester, NY

  • Daily TV Sermonettes
1971–1984                    WHAM Radio                       Rochester, NY

  • “God in the Headlines”  weekly radio show (Producer and Host)
1971–1984                    Catholic Courier                  Rochester, NY

  • “Open Window”  weekly editorial column
1977–1978                    WUHF-TV                             Rochester, NY

  • “Real to Reel”  weekly TV magazine show (Assistant Producer and Host)
Education St. Bernard’s Seminary & Institute

  • Bachelor of Arts, Humanities
  • Masters of Divinity, Religious Journalism