From surviving to thrive

Joe Knopp, Producer of the hit film "I Can Only Imagine"

About Joe

Corporate, educational and religious audiences are captivated by Joe's harrowing personal story of wanting to belong and finding peace within himself.

Growing up in an orphanage outside of Philadelphia, Joe tells his tale of overcoming incredible odds that took him from that children's home to the United States Military to the financial industry and now to producing Hollywood films starring some of the most iconic actors of our time.

His life is a true rags to riches epic leaving audiences with a new sense of purpose and drive to be their best self holding on to the faith that nothing is impossible.

Joe currently lives outside of Dayton, Ohio with his wife, Angie, and their three child


I Can Only Imagine

I Can Only Imagine is a 2018 American film based on the story behind the Mercy Me song of the same, the best-selling Christian single of all time.

I Can Only Imagine was released in the United States on March 16, 2018. It grossed $85 million worldwide against a production budget of $7 million, and is the third highest-grossing music biopic of all-time in the United States.


Following government-mandated desegregation in 1973, Tony Nathan (Caleb Castille) joins fellow African-American students at Woodlawn High School in Birmingham, Ala. As violence and anger erupt in the city, Woodlawn football coach Tandy Gerelds (Nic Bishop) allows an outsider (Sean Astin) to speak to his players. His message of hope and love leads to a spiritual awakening that inspires star athlete Nathan, his teammates and other members of the community to overcome the hate that surrounds them 



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Joe Knopp, Film Producer & Key Note Speaker

Springboro, Ohio, United States

(937) 657-2547