“A single conversation with a wise man is better than 10 years of study.” The difference between knowledge and wisdom is experience. So we’ve rounded up the most experienced players in the game: thought leaders, industry experts, and more. They’re ready to make an impact, and they’re committed to your success.
Mike is an investor, speaker, podcaster and founder of Investing for Freedom. Mike helps busy professionals and business owners find true freedom to live their best life. He’s also co-founder of Four Peaks Capital Partners, LLC. His scope includes operations, management teams, development, and chief people officer. Mike has over 22 years of experience in finding freedom by building teams and streamlining operations. Of the companies he started, most notable is the construction company that scaled quickly to more than 100 employees and sold at a $12 million valuation, making it onto the Inc. 2009 “2500 Fastest Growing Companies in America” list.
Ray is a husband, father, son, brother, and leader in the shopping center industry addicted to progress. He has an insatiable appetite to learn, grow, and lead. Ray along with his brother Mitch found NetCo Investments, Inc. to focus on acquiring, redeveloping, and re-tenanting shopping centers. In his career as a principal, Ray has been involved with the acquisition, redevelopment, sale, and financing of more than 1.2 million square feet and transactions valued at over $300 million. Over the last 25 years, Ray has had experience in transactions with many national retailers such as Wal-Mart, Home Depot, and Ross Dress for Less. He has an MBA and MRED from USC, is currently a member of GoBundance, FamBundance, Front Row Dads, and an avid traveler who has visited 42 countries.
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Michael “The AirBNB Guy” is an investor, entrepreneur, CPA, author, speaker, instructor, and iTunes podcast host. His career has spanned from working as a CPA to launching and running an architectural photography studio to purchasing and developing real estate to now running a short-term rental management and education company. He is passionate about helping others create financial independence so they can pursue their passions and leave their mark on the world.