Susan Ershler

Susan Ershler

Keynote Speaker: Business Executive, International Speaker, Author & Mountain Climber

Susan Ershler Biography

Susan Ershler is a history-making mountain climber, business executive and author who inspires audiences to challenge their perceived limitations and reach new heights of business and personal success.

Susan has won worldwide renown for climbing the Seven Summits—the highest mountain on every continent—while leading sales organizations at some of the nation's largest corporations. For more than a decade, she has been inspiring professionals and executives at Fortune 500 companies to reach peak performance by striving for their personal and professional best. In her popular keynotes, Susan shares her Project ∙ Prepare ∙ Persevere® methodology, which can transform any business organization into a dynamic force for revenue growth. Having risen through the ranks to corporate leadership, Susan keenly appreciates the challenges business professionals experience at every stage in their careers. She “walks the talk,” explaining the Seven Summits principles that everyone must master to reach Peak Performance and illustrating how to apply these techniques to overcome real-world work/life challenges. Whether focusing on leadership, achievement, sales performance or meeting personal goals, Susan inspires her audiences to take the next step in achieving their own vision of success.

In her first acclaimed book, Together on Top of the World; The Remarkable Story of the First Couple to Climb the Fabled Seven Summits, Susan shared her remarkable Everest adventure and the life lessons she learned on the mountain. Now, in her latest book, Conquering the Seven Summits of Sales: From Everest to Every Business, Achieving Peak Performance (published by HarperCollins), Susan examines the habits of success anyone can master to achieve peak performance in selling, business and leadership, using the same techniques and determination that empowered her to climb the world’s highest mountains. While her themes have universal appeal, Susan tailors the content of her keynote presentations to meet each organization’s particular needs.

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Susan Ershler Videos

Susan Ershler | Leadership | Think Like a Trusted Guide
Susan Ershler: Everest Summiter and Leadership Keynote Speaker
Susan Ershler: Mt. Everest Climber & Business Speaker

How to book Susan Ershler?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Susan Ershler for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Susan Ershler, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Susan Ershler or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Susan Ershler?

Booking fees for Susan Ershler, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Susan Ershler, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Susan Ershler?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Susan Ershler for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Susan Ershler for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Susan Ershler or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Susan Ershler or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Susan Ershler is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Goal Setting, Sales and Business Growth. The estimated speaking fee range to book Susan Ershler for live events is $10,000 - $20,000. Please contact us for virtual event fees. Susan Ershler generally travels from Seattle, WA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Robyn Benincasa, Libby Gill and Vince Poscente. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Susan Ershler for an upcoming event.

Susan Ershler Videos

Susan Ershler | Leadership | Think Like a Trusted Guide
Susan Ershler: Everest Summiter and Leadership Keynote Speaker
Susan Ershler: Mt. Everest Climber & Business Speaker
Susan Ershler Keynote Speaker and Everest Summiter

Susan Ershler Reviews

  • Nexteer Automotive Corporation - Dec 12 2018

Susan Ershler Speaking Topics

  • Conquering the Seven Summits of Sales

    Is your sales organization achieving its true potential? What strategies and techniques would transform your sales team into a dynamic force for revenue growth and customer satisfaction?

    For two decades, Susan Ershler rose through the ranks of sales leadership while simultaneously climbing the highest mountain on each of the seven continents. Now, her mission is to help others secure the financial rewards and personal fulfillment that come with being a top performer.

    In this presentation, Susan shares the Seven Summit principals that every sales professional must master to consistently achieve top performance year after year. She describes the Project • Prepare • Persevere® methodology that enabled her to lead her sales team to achieve a seemingly impossible $300M revenue goal. She also provides practical techniques for overcoming real-world sales challenges and blowing away the numbers. Attendees will walk away inspired to excel and ready to meet Everest-sized revenue objectives.

  • Leading Teams to Peak Performance

    On the mountains, successful expedition leaders think like guides, not climbers. In the business world, the most successful sales leaders think like CEOs. They inspire and lead by example.

    Susan is an expert practitioner in the art of sales leadership. Throughout her career, she has excelled at building and leading teams that achieve exceptional, sometimes life-changing results. In this inspiring presentation, Susan shares the Project • Prepare • Persevere® methodology that enabled her to lead her sales team to achieve a seemingly impossible $300M revenue goal while simultaneously climbing the Seven Summits; the highest mountain on each of the seven continents.

    Drawing on her knowledge and experience, Susan shows why the best leaders are much more than top performers themselves. They enable every member of their team to overcome their perceived limitations by learning to commit to their team’s shared vision of success. Attendees will walk away with the leadership skills they need to help their teams win the recognition and rewards that accrue to top performers.

  • Conquering the Seven Summits of Peak Performance

    In today’s increasingly competitive business environment, it takes vision, planning and perseverance to reach the pinnacle of career achievement. Are you ready to see your career trajectory accelerate into the stratosphere? Then Susan Ershler’s Project • Prepare • Persevere® methodology is your key to becoming a peak performer and reaching the pinnacle of personal and professional success.

    In this inspiring presentation, Susan shares the Seven Summit principles that every business professional must master to consistently achieve top performance year after year. She also describes practical techniques for overcoming real-world business challenges and securing the financial rewards and personal fulfillment that come with being a top performer. Attendees will leave confident, inspired, and equipped with the tools they need to achieve peak performance and realize their dreams.

  • Reaching New Heights: Everest & BeyondTM

    When Phil and I stood on the top of Mount Everest in 2002, it was the realization of a dream that had begun more than a decade before. Illustrating my talk with slides and stories from our climbs of the highest mountains on each of the seven continents, I help audiences discover how to set impossible goals and reach them despite the odds.

  • Seven Summits of SalesTM: "We don't climb alone, and we don't sell alone."

    Before I started climbing mountains I climbed sales 'summits' for over 20 years, culminating in $600 Million sales goals as a Vice President in Sales. My mission is to help others avoid the crevasses and achieve their professional and personal dreams. This talk focuses on the particular challenges of sales teams with stretch goals to meet and how to help them reach the top year after year.

Susan Ershler News

  • From Everest To The Executive Suite

    In my career as a sales executive at some of the largest corporations and a Seven Summits mountain climber, I’ve developed a set of guiding principles that has allowed me to achieve seemingly impossible revenue goals while simultaneously climbing the world’s highest mountains.

How to book Susan Ershler?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Susan Ershler for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Susan Ershler, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Susan Ershler or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Susan Ershler?

Booking fees for Susan Ershler, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Susan Ershler, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Susan Ershler?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Susan Ershler for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Susan Ershler for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Susan Ershler or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Susan Ershler or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Susan Ershler is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Goal Setting, Sales and Business Growth. The estimated speaking fee range to book Susan Ershler for live events is $10,000 - $20,000. Please contact us for virtual event fees. Susan Ershler generally travels from Seattle, WA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Robyn Benincasa, Libby Gill and Vince Poscente. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Susan Ershler for an upcoming event.

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