With over 2 million airline miles under her belt, Susan shares her expert teachings on business, grief, identity, and relationships. A master storyteller, Susan leaves audiences motivated to live a life free of regrets.
As a seasoned negotiator, she is regularly called upon by business professionals for her expertise in overseeing corporate contracts. Having served as the Business Director of a billion-dollar business unit, negotiated mutually beneficial agreements in excess of $57 million annually, and earned the prestigious Circle of Excellence award multiple times, she has a proven track record of success.
Whether speaking to business professionals, women’s conferences, industry leaders or writer’s workshops, Susan’s insightful wisdom inspires audiences, empowering them to make healthy mental u-turns.
Sharing Her Story
Having lost a son, a sister, a dream and her peace, Susan now lives on mission to help others rebound from personal loss, trauma or difficult seasons in life.
In her vibrant up-close-and-personal style, Susan freely shares how her encounters with God, in the midst of gut-wrenching grief, led her to a deeper, more intimate relationship with Him.
Her message is simple, yet profound, “An event does not define you, yet how you respond to it does.”
After Susan lost her youngest son, Kyle, she came to realize that even when things get broken, discarded or replaced, people matter most. It was during this season in life Dance with Jesus was written.
Dance with Jesus became a metaphor for discovering joy and has become a source of inspiration helping thousands discover life in the midst of their darkest moments.
Don’t Go Through Life Naked followed as her second book, quickly earning multiple awards including the prestigious Illumination Book Award.
Funny, relatable and engaging, Susan has audiences leaning in with anticipation. Her story is riveting, a refreshing tragedy to triumph story, one guaranteed to touch the heart of every listener.
As the founder of both “Dance With Jesus Ministries” and “His Girls Gather,” Susan has dedicated her life to helping others find calm in the chaos of life. Her goal is to equip others to be free from the drive for perfection and control.
As a frequent guest on radio, television and a contributing author on multiple media outlets, Susan has shared on CNN, Sirius XM, USA Radio Networks, Daystar, CTN, ThelmaWellsTV and others.
A Charter Blogger on the Bible Gateway Blogger’s Grid and a regular contributor on Crosswalk.com, she has been quoted in The Street, published in the Medical Laboratory Observer (MLO), and has been described as a solid, comforting voice in a messy world.
Susan was awarded an MBA from the University of Dallas, spent 20+ years at a high level with Johnson and Johnson, is certified by the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation in Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) in Individual Grief, Group Grief and Grief following Trauma, and is an Ordained Member of the Clergy under the World Healing Fellowship. Susan’s Doctoral Dissertation, The Power of Love, was accepted, therefore she graduated with her Doctor of Theology Degree in 2019!
Susan is a Master Gardener as well as an accomplished entrepreneur who loves to share about her faith, family, friends, flowers, food and (attempts at!) fitness journey. Susan is uniquely qualified to walk with the one or the many dealing with the stresses of life and business. Expect to laugh (and possibly cry with joy!) as you learn to take a step forward, embracing change.