Vickie K. Sullivan
Tempe, Arizona, USA
Founder & President, Sullivan & Associates

Vickie Sullivan is internationally  recognised as a top market strategist for thought leaders and influencers. Specialising in brand and message strategies in crowded markets, she has helped thousands of visionaries stand out since 1987.


Ms Sullivan is a popular speaker throughout North America on how to be top-of-mind

in competitive markets and strategies that prepare firms for those opportunities. Her blog Tips Trends and Tirades is highly respected in the thought leader space.


Ms Sullivan also has been quoted in mainstream media such as,  The New York Times and Investor’s Business Daily. From 2008 to 2015, she was a popular contributing editor on sales and branding for, the largest online community of 120,000 B2B service professionals.


Her work and views have appeared in books such as Bright-Sided: How Positive

Thinking Is Undermining America by Barbara Ehrenreich, Secrets of Six-Figure Women

by Barbara Stanney, and Getting Started in Consulting by Alan Weiss.


On the Women’s Leadership Board since 2004. Vickie served on the mentoring committee, as Communications chair on the executive committee from 2009 to 2011 and currently serves on the marketing committee. A TEDster since 2013, Vickie also lent her expertise as a mentor to the SupporTED program for TED fellows in

2014-15. Based on her impact, she also was


invited to participate in the 2015 and 2017 Collaboratorium conferences as an adviser and speaker on branding and thought leadership.


Raised in rural Oklahoma and the first in her family to graduate college, Vickie now resides in Tempe Arizona with her husband Larry.