For the last two years, Laker Alumni, Ryan and Carrie Sharpe have been creating a successful podcast together called Speaking with Ryan & Carrie Sharpe. During each episode they chat about communication topics during their coffee dates. Their conversations help listeners connect with others in sales, public speaking, networking, podcast interviews, their workplace, and even their home. Grab a cup, and enjoy the conversation! As of June 2021, 48 episodes have been published.
Speaking on the couples relationship to LSSU, Carrie had this to say, “We met, dated, got engaged, and got married while we were students at LSSU. Ryan was there to play hockey (he was on the ’94 championship team) as well. We graduated in ’98. Carrie’s father (Stuart Clark) is a LSSC alum (’74), and our son, Maguire Sharpe, is a current student. Maguire is currently on the D2 hockey team and is studying business/marketing.”
Carrie Sharpe is a Communication Consultant, Speaker, and Co-Owner of He says, She says. She is also Co-Host of the Speaking with Ryan & Carrie Sharpe podcast. Carrie earned her degree in Political Science and Psychology from Lake Superior State University. With over twenty-five years of experience and training, Carrie coaches clients in communication and public speaking skills. Carrie is a Huffington Post Contributor and has been quoted in a variety of publications including Forbes, Business Insider, and Bustle. Recently she served as Communications Director for the successful campaign of a candidate for the Michigan House of Representatives.
Ryan Sharpe is a Sales Engineer, Communication Consultant, Speaker, and Co-Owner of He says, She says. He is also Co-Host of the Speaking with Ryan & Carrie Sharpe podcast. Ryan earned his degree in Criminal Justice and Loss Prevention from Lake Superior State University. He has been a successful Sales Engineer for over twenty years, and he coaches other sales professionals to enhance their communication and sales skills. Having won two national championships in hockey (one at the Junior-A level and one at the NCAA Division I level), Ryan shares what he learned from those experiences on stages across the United States and Canada.
Carrie and her husband, Ryan, reside in northern Michigan and have five children.
Where to listen:
Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Pandora, Amazon Music/Audible, Deezer, iHeartRadio, Player FM, or www.ryancarriesharpe.com