Vanessa Hartsell
is a dynamic speaker, author and leadership trainer who is passionate about world change! She has been speaking professionally for the past 12 years throughout the US. Originally from Michigan; Vanessa calls Las Vegas, Nevada her home.  

Vanessa has a heart for people to grow in intimacy with Christ. She is passionate about transforming potential into action. At the age of 24, Vanessa founded her ministry, Ignite Life, with the mission to equip, empower, and mobilize women to be the spark that ignites change in the world for the sake of Christ. Out of her desire to mobilize women in the Church, 1 small conference gave birth to a movement of Christian women. Although this ministry is a huge priority in her life, her first ministry to is to her family. Vanessa has been married to her “prince” Evan, for 8 years and her life is filled with joy and chaos raising her three children (Owen, 6; Ethan, 4; Charlotte, 18 mo).