Tory Johnson

Owner, Women For Hire, Spark & Hustle

About This Expert

Tory Johnson helps women make great things happen. She owns two career-focused businesses, Women For Hire, founded in 1999, and Spark & Hustle, launched in 2010, which connect women with top employers and guide current and aspiring women entrepreneurs to start and build their own businesses.

As a longtime contributor on ABC’s Good Morning America, Tory hosts the popular “Deals & Steals” segment on Thursdays, featuring great buys on jewelry, clothing, accessories and other fun stuff. Thanks to Tory’s picks,GMA viewers buy $50 million in merchandise a year that they never knew they needed when they woke up that morning!

Tory also provides workplace expertise for the nation’s top-rated network morning show.

She is the author of seven books, including the No. 1 New York Times bestseller, The Shift, Tory’s poignant and funny 2013 account of how she lost 62 pounds in a year.

A conversation with a TV executive gave Tory the inspiration she needed to conquer her life-long battle with weight. She was ready to make a major shift in the way that she looked, felt and lived.

Her much-anticipated sequel, Shift for Good, arrives in bookstores in September 2015.

Tory is a contributing editor at Success magazine and a popular speaker at conferences, corporate events and college campuses.

Tory had no trust fund, college degree, celebrity endorsements or impressive Rolodex to give her a leg up. She credits her success in business and her weight loss to consistent actions she takes each and every day.

She knows that ideas are a dime a dozen, but the magic is in the execution. It’s all about the hustle.

Tory and her husband, Peter, live in New York City with their twins, Emma and Jake, and a sweet beagle named Marly.

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