Susan’s Story


A native of New Jersey and a graduate of Lehigh University, Susan is also a proud mother who cherishes time spent with her daughter. When she isn’t re-inventing the wheel and coaching corporate America in communication, collaboration and business development, she loves to spend her down time, snowshoeing, playing golf and fly fishing around the world,

Favorite Mountain: Beaver Creek, CO
Favorite Course: Montclair Golf Club, NJ
Favorite River: The Eagle


Susan P. Ascher is President and CEO of The Ascher Group, an award winning national consulting firm, Founder of The Sphere of Excellence in CommunicationTM and Course Connections.


Susan’s training and coaching programs have helped countless corporations and individuals raise the bar in communication, leadership development, teamwork, and client relations. She has coached individuals and teams for clients ranging from the Fortune 50 to emerging growth companies, as well as healthcare organizations, non-profits, and numerous nationally ranked colleges and universities.


Dude, Seriously, It’s NOT All About You! is a humorous rant on how communication and protocol have forever changed how we connect and interact with coworkers, friends and family in The New Millennium.

Her second book Dude, Seriously, Get Your ASK In Gear! is a compilation of the things we must ask ourselves to consider if we are to be successful leaders in the rapidly changing landscape of the internet age. It is due out this spring.


Susan is a sought after national media resource. She has been interviewed on Bloomberg, ABC, NBC, CNBC, CNN, News 12 and My9TV, and is a frequent commentator on TV 8 in Vail, Colorado. She has been published in Forbes Magazine, Crain’s New York Business, The Star-Ledger, NJBIZ and New Jersey & Company.


An advocate for women’s and children’s causes, Susan is an officer of the board of The Metro YMCAs of the Oranges, and the founder of its Annual Kids’ Care Club Golf Tournament. She is also the Chair of Play for Pink’s annual golf tournament at Montclair Golf Club and involved in giving back to her alma mater, as well as Spence Chapin Services to Families. Susan is a founding patron of The Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center.