Suzann Wade


Suzann Wade is a creative problem solving and innovation consultant who works with individuals and teams. Over a career spanning more than 25 years, her teaching, speaking, and writing have empowered thousands of people to see that they are loved just as they are. She helps to introduce people to their authentic selves and discover the confidence to lean into all they can be. 

A published writer and retired minister, Suzann has written several books and dozens of curricula for children and youth. She is trained in holy listening, which is designed to help children and families who have experienced trauma. She has worked with foster families, people facing health challenges, seniors, children, women in crisis, and many others to foster healing and growth. 

As a brain cancer survivor of 21 years, Suzann believes laughter, vulnerability and honesty are keys to healing and success. Suzann is a mom to two grown children. She lives in Oklahoma City with her husband and two dogs. Her motto in life is “If you have to live through it, you might as well find a way to laugh about it.” 

Through the vulnerable sharing of her story and her ability to teach effective tools for creative problem solving, she offers people an opportunity to reflect on their own stories with love, grace, and the healing power of leaning into all they can be.


Connect with Suzann at or on @wadeinnovation on Facebook and Instagram.

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