Dr. Johanna Hartelius

VDF Founder Dr. Johanna Hartelius is a message expert. She works with clients at all stages from conceptual invention of ideas and products to the creation of audience strategies.

With extensive experience as a professor and award-winning scholar, she leverages her expertise to assess and develop clients’ internal communication as well as public image.

“My program draws on twenty-five hundred years of knowledge of how language wields power. That knowledge can be used to sell, but it’s also integral to innovative and analytical thinking. That’s the kind of thinking that’s groundbreaking. That’s rhetoric, and that’s what I bring to my clients!”