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Dr. Donna Van Natten

Dr. Donna Van Natten

Dr. Donna Van Natten’s research in the science behind non-verbal communication, facial expressions, gestures, and behavioral intentions has changed the way companies’ develop their people. Coupled with her dynamic personality and animated delivery, she is a national spokesperson and expert in interpreting numerous components of communication.

She holds multiple degrees, culminating with a Doctorate in Educational Leadership. Dr. Donna was awarded a Japan Fulbright Scholarship, is published in the Journal of Leadership Education, and recently published her first book, Image Scrimmage¸ about the power of body language and leadership. 

She is the founder & CEO of Accountability Measures and a savvy business owner who understands the research driving our spoken and unspoken communication.

Dr. Donna's professional memberships include the Chattanooga Women's Leadership Institute and Women Mean Business. She serves as the Chair of the Chattanooga Chamber’s Small Business Awards and Expo. She also chairs the Board for the non-profit organization, Autism and Behavioral Services, and is on the Better Business Bureau and YMCA Board of Directors.