Erik Therwanger

Speaker, Coach, Author
Military, Motivation & Inspiration, Leadership

Erik uniquely combines leadership development, team building, sales training, and goal-setting into strategies and techniques that empower team members and leaders to exceed expectations. As a speaker and coach, Erik’s training sessions provide the tools needed to achieve greater results. With a lasting message of inspiration, he also empowers audiences as he describes his life-changing experience of being his wife’s caregiver, during her four bouts with cancer. Erik's interactive and entertaining style engages audiences as he empowers them to open new possibilities in their personal and professional lives. As a trainer and speaker for the spouses of armed services personnel, Erik is deeply aware of their challenges and sacrifices. To help support their education and career goals, Erik founded the Think GREAT Foundation, which is dedicated to awarding scholarships to military spouses.


Professional Summary

Erik is the founder of Think GREAT and the Think GREAT Foundation, which awards scholarships to military spouses. He draws from his experiences as a U.S. Marine, executive business leader, sales professional, and entrepreneur to help organizations achieve new levels of success. He uniquely combines leadership development, sales performance, and strategic planning into strategies and techniques that empower team members and leaders to exceed expectations. Erik has inspired audiences across the country in nearly every industry; Think GREAT is a Certified Veteran-Owned Business and Erik is also author of The Think GREAT Collection. 


Popular Programs

Leading thru Chaos

Selling thru Chaos

Magnetic Communication

Unleash Your Business Warrior

Planning thru Chaos

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Impressed & Inspired

“Our team members have been universally impressed and inspired by their time with Erik. I recommend Erik to anyone that is looking for ways to lead their organizations to a new level of performance and accountability.”

Ginny Hubbard Morris | Chair / CEO, Hubbard Radio

Moving Performance

“Erik Therwanger gives an incredibly moving performance. Each of us walked away with valuable development tools for use in our career paths as well as a renewed sense of purpose for our everyday lives. I heartedly recommend engaging Erik for your group gathering.”

Sara-ann Kasner | CEO & Founder, National Concierge Association

High Impact

“I can’t say enough about the impact Erik’s programs have had on our association. The program was engaging and it made this the most successful and productive planning event we have had in decades. It will help propel our association to the next level.”

Beth Colman | Executive Director, MN Optometric Association