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Leadership Trainers


Kannenberg Group K icon

The Kannenberg Group prides itself on developing customized corporate training solutions rather than templating a forced style on your unique structure. We work with clients to identify the attributes specific to only their organization and customize training to support those attributes. We believe tailoring leadership styles to organizational structure is the only way to ensure perpetuated success.


"Our collective experience taught us to listen twice as much as we speak. We want to earn more than your business. We want to earn your trust."

Our Team
Keith Kannenberg
Keith Kannenberg PhD ABD,  CEO, Instructor

Phone: 704-502-0068

As a leader with over 25 years of experience, Keith specializes in organizational structure/development, change initiatives, long-range strategic planning, emotional intelligence, and generational alignment. He loves to help organizations make a plan for their future, implement that plan, and then see it through to fruition.

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Michael Asbury, Instructor

Phone: 704-502-0068

Michael specializes in improving results through customized training utilizing his Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and Continuous Improvement. He has successfully completed over 40 projects saving companies over $60M annually.
His experience includes Management Consulting, Lean Operations Coaching, Quality and Continuous Improvement, and Product, Process, and Machine Tool Design Engineering.

Dr. Tim Brewer
Dr. Tim Brewer, Instructor

Phone: 704-502-0068

Tim brings a psychological edge to the Kannenberg Group. He is a trained psychologist specializing in temperament alignment. His work is extremely effective in team-building situations. He enjoys working with organizations to provide creative approaches that are both viable and sustainable.

Tonia Blackwood
Tonia Blackwood, Instructor

Phone: 704-502-0068

Tonia brings with her 25+ years of experience in workforce training, talent acquisition, marketing strategy, and sales. Tonia is driven to educate, equip, and empower others by providing developmental training and personal coaching to those seeking to take their personal and professional lives to the next level. She is a US Army Reserve Veteran and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Management Studies, and Associates degree in Business Administration, certified in Women Entrepreneurship by Cornell University and Life Coaching by Transformation Academy.

Dr. Don Knox
Donald Knox Ed.D., Instructor

Phone: 704-502-0068

Dr. Donald Knox is an educator, writer, and artist. He has worked with students, teachers, leaders, and families for over 25 years. His encouragement allows people from all levels of education and position to live up to the potential within them. His positive approach is honest and helpful to all who attend his sessions and meetings.

Raquel Martinez
Raquel Martinez, Instructor

Phone: 704-502-0068

Raquel specializes in bilingual communication and is a dedicated team leader utilizing strong social skills that work well across multiple personality types. She has extended experience working within the manufacturing environment producing high-quality/quantity production, employee engagement enhancements, and inter-departmental cooperation. She embraces a team-centered focus that celebrates corporate achievement over individual accomplishments.

Our Partners
Judah Care Center

Judah Care Center is an emotional health center specializing in individual, marital and premarital counseling, life coaching, leadership development, and temperament testing. They partner with the Kannenberg Group to provide a psychological element to our organizational development team.

MJW Group

The MJW Group is a boutique Management Consulting firm specializing in Supply Chain Management, Leadership Development, Business Process Management, Performance Optimization, Technological Advancements, and Best Practices for Continuous Improvement. The understanding of People being a Client’s greatest asset is at the heart of our Transformation expertise. Through the perfect unification of Right and Left-brain talent, our Team strikes an optimal balance of Creative and Technical acumen to develop solutions that have never existed before to drive Value Creation into your Organization.

Our Clients
Main Stream Pets
Main Stream Pets

Main Stream pets is a small, family owned pet store in Salisbury NC. They offer grooming services and have a full pet supply inventory.



Celgard is a global leader in the development and production of high-performance membrane separator technology.

Troy Medical
Troyer Medical

Located in Landis NC, Troyer medical is a family medical practice that also specializes in addiction treatment.


Rowan Cabarrus Community College
Rowan Cabarrus Community College

A thriving educational experience with over 50 years of service to Rowan and Cabarrus Counties having educated more than 650,000 students.


Double Take
Double Take

A custom golf cart accessory manufacturing and distribution plant located in Salisbury NC.


Custom Plastic Forming
Custom Plastic Forming

A world-class thermoforming plant that looks at the entire manufacturing process, from design to delivery, and provides solutions and services that help maximize profits for many commercial and industrial clients.


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UNC Charlotte

UNC Charlotte, North Carolina's urban research university, fuels American innovation in everything from resilient and sustainable architecture and environmental systems to epidemiological modeling and sustainable energy, to shaping the future of work for greater Charlotte and beyond.

Continental Structural
Continental Structural Plastics

A full-service, design responsible supplier to the automotive and transportation industries, creating lightweight, advanced composite materials to produce Class A closures, pickup boxes, EV battery carriers, structural components and more.


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Ketchie Inc.

Ketchie, Inc. is a third-generation, ISO certified, woman-owned and operated business enterprise, positioned to grow through capital investments in new equipment and technology operating CNC equipment. They are a full-service precision machine shop providing scalable, comprehensive supply solutions for both government and commercial clients. They also manufacture our their line of heavy and standard mounted bearing units.

Dura-Bar Metal

Dur-Bar Metal Services offers a wide range of services to help its customers save time and money. They supply material as-cast at full bar lengths or processed to meet their customer's needs.


Muller Systems
Mueller Systems

Mueller Systems solves countless challenges facing the municipalities and others involved in water management. Simply put, Mueller Systems is Where Intelligence Meets Infrastructure

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