Frederick J. Knapp
President & Chief Executive
The creator of FKA Seminars, Frederick J. Knapp
received his degree in economics from the University of Wisconsin
(Madison). He did post-graduate work there and at Columbia College
Following two years as an officer in the U.S. Army,
Fred joined Sears, Roebuck & Company. After work at the Eau
Claire and Madison, Wisconsin, stores he was placed in the
management development program at the Sears headquarters in Chicago.
After various assignments over a five year period, he resigned to
become the leading new product spokesman for major companies
Fred starred as spokesman and singer for the
Broadway-type stage shows which introduced new Buick and Ford cars
to their dealers in America, including Lee Iaccoca's first Mustang
and Honda's first car in America. He also introduced new products
for DuPont, AT&T, IBM, Sony, Monsanto, Oldsmobile, Sylvania,
Volkswagen and GE. He was also featured in numerous television
For the past 25 years Fred has worked with over
64,500 executives, managers and sales executives from a wide array
of national and international concerns.
He has coached the CEOs of 31 corporations as well as top level
corporate officers, diplomats and managers from 29 foreign
Fred has addressed business conferences and
conventions. He has helped officers, directors, and managers prepare
for their high visibility appearances before the media, government
committees, stockholders and financial analysts. He has helped
government administrators with their departmental briefings and
appearances before the media. His counsel has been sought by the
White House and he has coached candidates for political office.
Frederick Knapp Associates work has been
featured in Forbes, The Wall Street Journal Book of Chief
Executive Style, Roger Axtell's The Do's and Taboo's of
Public Speaking, New York Magazine, New York Post, New York
Newsday, Philadelphia Daily News, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The PR
Journal, Psychology Today, The Sales Executive, Self Magazine, Stern
Magazine, Successful Meetings, TWA's Ambassador
Magazine, various trade journals and on WABC, WNBC, WNYC, Fox News
Channel 5 New York, CNN, CNBC, Japanese and Australian business
television, among others.
Fred is a member of the National Speakers
Association, the Sales & Marketing Executives Club, American
Society of Training & Development, American Federation of
Television & Radio Artists, Screen Actors Guild and is listed in
Personalities of America, second edition.
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