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Danessa Knaupp is an engaging, energetic and relatable speaker. Her workshops lead audiences through theory and research and real-life examples to practical, implementable personal and organizational change. Danessa’s trademark candor, compassion, and humor enable leaders and teams to see themselves in a new light, safely explore conflicts and obstacles, and achieve their full, unlimited potential.

During Danessa’s 20+ years as both a senior corporate leader and an entrepreneur, she successfully navigated the same challenges her audiences face. Leveraging that history combined with her deep executive experience, she provides highly effective guidance and
support to teams.

Danessa specializes in supporting open, authentic communication, sharing difficult messages, exploring our personal biases and story, strategy development and execution, and change management. A flexible, creative performer, Danessa’s work spans a variety of industries. She has deep financial services, sales, operations, professional services, and non-profit experience and relates well to diverse audiences.