Sally Ekus joined The Lisa Ekus Group in 2009. She represents a wide range of culinary, health, wellness, and lifestyle talent, from first-time cookbook authors to seasoned chefs, professional food writers to bloggers, and internet and YouTube personalities. Sally loves being the liaison between an author and their publisher and takes great pride in guiding authors towards their dreams of publication. From concept to contract, she has brokered more than 125 book deals with many of the top US publishers. Sally speaks all over the country about publishing trends and agenting and facilitates workshops that combine the agency’s groundbreaking media training program with applied improv training to help authors hone their authentic message and gain confidence and comfort promoting their work. When not securing books deals, Sally can be found producing The Happier FAMILY Comedy Show which is a once a month improv show for kids and their families at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. She is also a member of two improv troupes that specialize in both long form and short form games and perform through The Shea Theatre and Happier Valley Comedy in Western Massachusetts.
Sally loves cooking and conceptualizing new spicy dishes or eating tacos, and she is a dedicated supporter and board member of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. She also sits on the board of Happier Valley Comedy and belongs to The Women’s Presidents’ Organization Hartford chapter, International Association of Culinary Professionals, and Chef’s Collaborative, among other organizations.