Ernie Harker

Speaker, Author, and Branding Consultant


Ernie Harker is a dynamic speaker, branding thought leader and C-store success catalyst. Using his natural sense of humor and gift for storytelling he pulls back the curtain to reveal the step-by-step process audience members can follow to create their own stand-out brands. 

Ernie established a creative production studio in 1995. Six years later he began the brand transformation of the Maverik convenience store chain. He was hired as Maverik’s Executive Director of Marketing in 2010 and in that position was invited to serve on the NACS Show content committee. He left Maverik in 2018 to finish writing his book, “Your Brand Sucks” and pursue a career as a professional keynote speaker and consultant where several C-stores have invited him to help revitalize their brands.