Alyson Van Hooser

Tagline: Generational Leadership

Talent Highlights

  • Resilience and Determination: Alyson’s journey from a challenging upbringing to becoming a successful leader showcases her resilience and determination to overcome obstacles.

  • Ownership Mindset: Alyson’s belief in taking responsibility for her own success and making a positive impact on others has been a driving force in her life and career.

  • Professional Achievements: From management roles at Walmart to leadership positions in the banking and insurance industry, Alyson’s impressive professional background speaks to her expertise in leadership and management.

  • Author and Thought Leader: Alyson’s acclaimed books, including “Leading in High Heels” and “Level Up,” highlight her expertise in leadership and personal development, offering actionable strategies for success.

  • Engaging Speaker: Alyson’s unique blend of storytelling, practical wisdom, and infectious enthusiasm captivates audiences of all sizes, leaving a lasting impact on her listeners.

Keynote Topics

Captivate Attention, Connect Deeply, and Compel Anyone, Anytime
(Based on Alyson’s book, Infinite Influence)


The Infinite Influence strategy presented in this keynote ushers the audience into a foundational perspective shift that maximizes business results, improves relationships, and empowers each person to live out their purpose more powerfully than ever. This program is perfect for executive, established, and emerging leaders: 

Challenged to successfully meet the expectations of today’s diverse, post-pandemic workforce and customer base
Stressed out, burned out, and struggling to stay inspired, motivated, and committed to future success 
Serious about capitalizing on opportunity and dead-set on never again wasting the resources they can use to influence employees and customers

Keynote Takeaways

  • A simple, future-proof process for building and achieving Infinite Influence that they can immediately implement
  • The inspiration to find their unfailing compass and begin making the next right step toward their personal and professional goals…today!
  • A new foundational perspective that empowers them to communicate, connect, and lead others more effectively

How Leaders Engage And Retain Today’s High-Performing Employees


The one-size-fits-all leadership approach doesn’t work anymore. This highly actionable keynote presents a new leadership strategy and mindset that empowers leaders to focus their resources on the actions and benefits that cultivate team success in a diverse workforce. This program is perfect for executive, established, and emerging leaders:

  1. Operating with a one-size-fits-all or ineffective leadership approach
  2. Losing their best employees to their competition 
  3. Encountering lackluster employee engagement from frustrated, checked-out, and burned-out team members

Keynote Takeaways

  • A better understanding of the key skill they need to earn loyalty and ignite engagement in today’s diverse workforce
  • The 3 stories every leader should “know and tell” to authentically connect with their team and radically improve leader/employee relationships
  • The ability to capitalize on the unlimited opportunities they have to implement the Stories, Not Just Statistics leadership strategy and elevate engagement and morale across their organization

Elevate Your Leadership Game & Crush Your Goals

(Based on Alyson’s book, Level Up)


Today’s post-pandemic workforce requires – even demands – a new leadership style if success is to be an option. This inspiring keynote reframes and redefines how leaders must position themselves and their teams to ignite performance results and seize new opportunities. This program is perfect for executive, established, and emerging leaders:

  1. Seeing accountability decrease at all levels of the organization
  2. Wanting to motivate their team members to take initiative and responsibility
  3. Needing to transform their organizational culture so they can improve recruitment and retention and empower everyone to reach their full potential

Keynote Takeaways

  • A profound perspective shift and common language for creating a leadership culture that breeds high-performance
  • A practical 3-step process for clarifying individual and team strategic goals and action plans
  • Inspiration to develop innovative approaches for engaging their team and achieving long-term success

Succession Planning for Continuity and Long-Term Growth

(Joint Keynote with Phillip Van Hooser, MBA, CSP, CPAE)


Succession planning is vital to an organization’s long-term success, but the why, what, who, and how of planning for a transition can be difficult to navigate. This inspiring keynote offers a practical perspective on the challenges and opportunities surrounding succession planning while leaving a legacy of impact and assuring a future for continued excellence. This program is perfect for executive, established, and emerging leaders: 

  1. Struggling to adopt the “letting go and letting others” mindset needed for effective succession planning
  2. Burned out from carrying the load themselves but unsure how to identify, trust, train, and ultimately transition a competent successor
  3. Wanting practical insights into successfully navigating the human element of the succession planning process.

Keynote Takeaways

  • A practical 6-step process for successfully empowering employees for top-level management and leadership
  • Actionable insights on identifying and leveraging opportunities to strengthen their professional relationships through intentional communication
  • A fresh, multi-demographic approach to succession planning and developing the next generation of capable, equipped leaders


(7 reviews)

Travels From:

  • Princeton, KY

Fee Range:

  • Fees: $10,000-$20,000



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Alyson Van Hooser is not your ordinary keynote speaker. She’s a dynamic force, a beacon of inspiration, and a catalyst for positive change in the world of leadership and personal development. As a highly sought-after keynote speaker, leadership expert, and author, Alyson is on a mission to empower individuals and organizations to reach their full […]

Alyson Van Hooser is not your ordinary keynote speaker. She’s a dynamic force, a beacon of inspiration, and a catalyst for positive change in the world of leadership and personal development.

As a highly sought-after keynote speaker, leadership expert, and author, Alyson is on a mission to empower individuals and organizations to reach their full potential. With a compelling personal story and a wealth of professional experience, Alyson captivates audiences with her engaging presence, practical insights, and unwavering commitment to excellence.

Alyson Van Hooser | Leadership & Performance Speaker

Expertise and Background:

Alyson Van Hooser’s journey to becoming a renowned keynote speaker and leadership expert is a testament to the power of resilience, determination, and the relentless pursuit of excellence. Despite facing significant challenges during her upbringing, Alyson refused to be defined by her circumstances.

Instead, she embraced an ownership mindset—a belief in taking responsibility for her own success and making a positive impact on others. This mindset propelled her to achieve remarkable success at a young age, including holding management positions at Walmart, leadership roles in the banking and insurance industry, and even serving as an elected city council member—all before the age of 30.

Throughout her career, Alyson has demonstrated a remarkable ability to inspire and empower others to overcome obstacles, seize opportunities, and achieve audacious goals.

Her unique blend of real-world experience, practical wisdom, and infectious enthusiasm resonates with audiences of all backgrounds and industries.

As the author of several acclaimed books on leadership and personal development, including “Leading in High Heels” and “Level Up: Elevate Your Game and Crush Your Goals,” Alyson shares actionable strategies and insights that empower individuals to unleash their full potential and lead with confidence and authenticity.

Why Book Alyson Van Hooser:

Event planners seeking to create impactful, memorable experiences for their audiences should look no further than Alyson Van Hooser. With her captivating storytelling, relatable anecdotes, and actionable insights, Alyson has a unique ability to engage, inspire, and empower audiences of all sizes.

Whether she’s delivering a keynote address at a corporate conference, leading a leadership workshop for executives, or delivering a TEDx talk, Alyson brings a contagious energy and passion that leaves a lasting impression on her audience.

Alyson’s commitment to excellence, combined with her deep understanding of leadership principles and human behavior, makes her an invaluable asset to any event. By booking Alyson Van Hooser, event planners can be confident that they are investing in a transformative experience that will leave their audience inspired, motivated, and ready to take action.

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With its extensive network of top-tier speakers, including Alyson, WeSpeak Global simplifies the speaker selection process, saving event planners time and effort.

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By leveraging WeSpeak Global’s expertise and resources, event planners can elevate their events to new heights and deliver unforgettable experiences for their audiences.

Summary and Conclusion:

In summary, Alyson Van Hooser is much more than just a keynote speaker—she’s a visionary leader, a passionate advocate for positive change, and a beacon of inspiration for audiences around the world.

With her compelling personal story, wealth of professional experience, and unwavering commitment to excellence, Alyson has established herself as a trusted authority in the fields of leadership and personal development.

By booking Alyson Van Hooser for your next event, you’re not just hiring a speaker—you’re investing in a transformative experience that will empower your audience to reach new heights of success and fulfillment. Join Alyson on her mission to develop highly effective leaders who inspire positive change now and for generations to come.

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