Internationally Award-Winning Leadership Brand Strategist, Keynote Speaker and Author of Own Your Life Eryka T. Johnson is the CEO of High Pursuit LLC, a global executive leadership development consultancy, where she helps high achieving women elevate their visibility and profits in the workplace and in business. Eryka mentors over 19,000 professional women in her virtual community daily and shared her leadership journey for two years through her column LeadHERship featured in two Montana magazines, Cliffside Neighbors and Rimrock Neighbors, and hosts signature trainings through her Influencers Leadership Institute. Eryka has also been featured in Success Magazine, NBC, US News and World Report, DyNAMC International Diversity Magazine, Worldwide Business Review, The Network Journal, Yellowstone Valley Women Magazine, The Missoula Current News, IEEE The Institute, Atlanta’s WDJY 99.1 FM radio, and Everyday Power Blog. Eryka is the recipient of India’s Women Economic Forum “Exceptional Women of Excellence 2018” Award, finalist for the Women in IT USA 2018 “Future CIO of the Year” Award, and recipient of the 2017 Business Elite Award.
With 17 years as an Engineering Leader at ExxonMobil, developing and leading teams for high visibility projects, Eryka understands the significance of showcasing value in the workplace for today’s woman. This knowledge coupled with a passion to help women leaders get noticed, uplevel their confidence and develop a brand of leadership that’s unique to them, makes Eryka a valued asset to any woman seeking to go from invisibility to influence.
In her book Own Your Life, which Barnes & Noble partnered with Eryka to promote and launch, she guides women through a unique system to find the clarity, confidence, and courage to lead unapologetically. This book is a practical roadmap for professional women looking to experience career and life success with no excuses.
When Eryka is not pouring into her clients or speaking to a room full of influential women, she is busy spending time with her supportive husband, Pete, and their three beautiful children – Petey, Elena, and Caleb.