Hess is the Chairman & CEO of HWH Enterprises, Inc., a public relations/crisis management/branding/social media firm specializing in technology, personal care and entertainment. He founded this firm with Lois Whitman-Hess in 1977.
Hess studied photography with W. Eugene Smith, Garry Winogrand, Ben Fernandez, and Ralph Hattersley. In 1968, Hess graduated from the Pratt Institute School of Architecture. He was a member of the first graduating class of photography from the School of Visual Arts.
Focus Gallery, 1970
ICP, Group Show, 1974
Empire State Building: The Empire City, 1979
Popular Photography, 1968-1974
Modern Photography, 1968-1974
Kodak Yearbook, 1974
Time Magazine, 1975
The Munchies Eatbook, 1973; Random House