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Jean Schoenstadt Anoff, American advertising specialty company executive. Certified Master Advertising Specialist, 1988. Recipient Clio award, 1981, 82, 83, Community Service award, B'nai B'rith International, 1979.


Anoff, Jean Schoenstadt was born on September 25, 1937 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Arthur H. and Gwendolyn M. (Straus) Schoenstadt.


Student, Pomona College, Clairmont, California Bachelor, University of Michigan, 1959.


Legal secretary, Chicago, 1958-1960; vice president, H. Schoenstadt & Sons, Inc., Chicago, 1960-1964; president, Sesco, Inc., Charlotte, North Carolina, since 1975.


  • Certified Master Advertising Specialist, 1988.


Leader Jewish Family Service Task Force on Sustance Abuse, Charlotte, 1987. Volunteer Senior Women's Group, Charlotte, 1987. President B'nai B'rith Women, Charlotte, 1970.

Vice president Temple Beth'El, 1968. Board directors, charter member Temple Beth Shalom, 1971-1976, Jewish Community Center, 1977-1978. Neighborhood chairperson Hornet's Nest council Girl Scouts of the United States, Charlotte, 1972, neighborhood cookie chair, troop leader, 1973.

Vice president Young Democrats, Chicago, 1958. Chair Mecklenburg County (North Carolina) Women's Commission Advisory Board, 1991-1993. Board directors, treasurer Community Works, 1992.

Chair board trustees Charlotte Summit House, 1994, state board since 1994, treasurer since 1995. Member National Association of Female Executives (charter, board directors Queen's Crown chapter 1989, secretary-treasurer 1990, hostess-chair women's commission equality day committee 1990), National Association Commission for Women (secretary since 1994), Specialty Advertising Association International (Chemical Abstracts Service/MAS alumni 1968, distributors committee 1991), Carolinas Association Advertising Specialists (member chairman, board directors since 1992, treasurer 1995-1996), Charlotte Chamber of Commerce (special events committee 1988, Carolina Asson. of Spl, (pres, elect, 1997), entertainment committee spring business fair 1989, chair excellence in customer service committee 1990, criteria committee for direct link program 1990, secretary super board of enterprisers 1990, education committee since 1992, service award 1989, finalist woman entrepreneur of year award small business division 1990), Nominated Outstanding Woman of North Carolina, 1997, Women Business Owners (charter, chair scholarship committee 1985-1986, historian, photographer 1987-1990, chair blueprint directory, 1989, board directors 1989, finalist business woman of year award 1991), Charlotte Women's Business Owners. Clubs: Women's Variety of Illinois (president 1962-1964).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, bridge, golf, needlepoint.


Married Philip R. Anoff, July 16, 1964. Children: Carol Marie Jennings, Donald William, Cathy Jane.

Arthur H. Schoenstadt

Gwendolyn M. (Straus) Schoenstadt

Philip R. Anoff

Donald William Anoff

Carol Marie Jennings Anoff

Cathy Jane Anoff