Sarah Wirth has over 20 years of experience in employee assessment, leadership development, sales executive coaching, and customer service.
She began her career as a talent analyst for an international human resource firm, where she coached leaders in organizations ranging from small not-for-profits to Fortune 500 companies. When named chair of leadership consulting and a member of the senior operations team, she helped lead the organization to a 65% increase in revenues. In 2009, she joined a publicly-traded organization as the vice president of client service, increasing client contract retention by 36%. In 2011 Sarah came on board with the EcSell team as Vice President of Member Services, where she oversees member retention and all aspects of sales coaching, leadership and management research. Under Sarah’s leadership, EcSell Institute’s member retention has grown to over 94%.
Sarah has a passion for leadership and its impact on the performance of teams. She takes an analytical approach to understanding the skills and talents of high-performing sales leaders and is constantly providing EcSell members with new methods for leading and coaching.
Sarah has presented to executives from across the globe with organizations such as Mercedes Benz, Estee Lauder, Ritz Carlton, Cheesecake Factory and many more. Her expertise in coaching and leadership, combined with her fact based, common sense approach to their application make her a sought after presenter at any event.
Sarah has a B.A. from the University of Nebraska, holds a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School and is a member of the Nebraska Bar Association. She has also served as a legal advisor for previous employers, specifically in the areas of contract, employment and intellectual property law.
"Whatever you do in life, surround yourself with smart people who'll argue with you." - John Wooden
Like a thousand of them...
I bet the song I've sung the most in my life is "Don't Stop Believin'" by Journey because I'm not sure there is a song that's more fun to sing.
Thanksgiving because we are always surrounded by tons and tons of family, and it's the day of the year my kids look forward to the most.
Definitely my kids - I know how much they learn from me so standards are high!
Our night after the fall summit in Dallas. It was non-stop laughs for about 8 hours and I do love to laugh.