Sue Ann, author of the bestselling memoir, Behind the Shades: a Female Secret Service Agent’s True Story, has crafted her message and her stories for twenty years. Her openness and sense of humor allow her to connect with audiences, motivating and inspiring people of all ages and genders. Sue Ann delivers impactful messages about seizing unexpected opportunities and overcoming fear.

As a key note speaker, Sue Ann can be the appetizer for your conference or be dessert for your organization’s dinner.

Sue Ann Baker is available as a speaker for these groups:

  • Keynotes
  • Women’s Organizations
  • History Buffs
  • Colleges and Commencements
  • Law Enforcement Organizations

Speech Topics

See You On the Other Side of Fear

Audiences: Keynotes, Women’s leadership, Commencements

Get a Slice of History: A Delicious Entrée to the Clandestine World of the Secret Service

Audiences: Historical organizations, Keynotes, Fundraisers, Law enforcement

How to Shatter Your Personal Glass Ceiling: Put on Your Shades

Audiences: Schools & colleges, Keynotes, Women’s leadership, Law enforcement

Client List

AAUW (American Association of University Women) – Washington, DC

Douglas County Republican Women’s Club

National Honor Society Induction Ceremony – Keynote speaker

Oregon Medical Association – Portland, OR

Roseburg Executive Club – Roseburg, OR

Zonta District 8 (WA, OR, & AK) – Keynote speaker

Zonta International “Status of Women Dinner” – Keynote speaker


We are so grateful that you came to our meeting and gave us a colorful glimpse into the mysterious world of the Secret Service.  Thank you for sharing your exploits as a young female agent. Your stories were engaging, enlightening, and entertaining.

~ PEO Chapter CU, Roseburg, Oregon

A very dynamic speaker, Sue Ann Baker tells a fascinating story of her rise from city cop to one of the first five women sworn in to America’s elite Secret Service. We look forward to reading her new book, Behind the Shades.

~ Lynn Naccarato,  Epsilon Master, Beta Sigma Phi

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Speeches can be tailor made to fit the occasion and time allowed. To learn more about Sue Ann, visit her About page. For further questions, or to discuss details for an upcoming business or non-profit event, Contact Sue Ann by phone or email. Thank you.