Archive for Biographies

Chris Johnson

Posted on October 29, 2012 by

Chris JohnsonChris Johnson is known as America’s Top Educator teaching people how to find and obtain the Grant Funding they need to buy & fix up Real Estate, start or expand a Business or get a college or university Education!  His knowledge and expertise regularly has him sharing the stage with well known financial and investment experts such as Sir Richard Branson, Donald Trump, Suze Orman, Tony Robbins and Robert Kiyosaki with thousands of people in attendance.

The U.S. Government is the largest “Money Vault” on the planet. When Chris is asked… What does he mean by this? He responds… “Well just that. There is literally Billions of Dollars in what I call FREE MONEY in the form of Government Grants, Loans and Subsidies available in three main categories; Real Estate, Business and Education. The reason I say “Money Vault” is that even if people know it is there, (which most people don’t), they really have no idea how to get it. In other words, they don’t have the “Magic Key” to unlock this vault.”

Chris teaches everyday American’s the key to unlock this “money vault” so people can receive the Grant funding they need to finance Real Estate deals, start or improve a Business or send their kids to the top colleges and universities around the country all paid for by the Government. Read More→


David Tilney

Posted on October 23, 2012 by

David TilneyDavid Tilney has been involved in the real estate business since 1978. He first “failed” into managing houses in 1981 while acting as a buyer’s broker. He has invested in rentals, notes, foreclosures, tax sales, IRS liens and leasehold interests. David has become the “go to” guy for management of single family homes and loves being a landlord. He looks forward to hearing from his tenants, but often feels like the Maytag repairman who rarely gets a call. David and Mary, his wife of 39 years, winter in Naples FL and summer in Colorado Springs. They manage their own portfolio of rental houses with no employees. David believes that real estate is not a get rich quick business, but a business that can sustain both you and your heirs if you work hard and take calculated risks. Read More→


Mike Warren

Posted on October 15, 2012 by

Mike WarrenMike Warren is a nationally known author, investor, and instructor specializing in investing in judgments and liens which are secured by real estate. Mr. Warren holds a double MBA in real estate and finance and is CEO of a diversified investment and consulting firm.

Mr. Warren started in the business of collecting judgments and liens many years ago when he was presented with the opportunity to buy a judgment attached to an investment property for $1,000. What resulted would forever change his financial future. He very quickly was able to collect on the judgment making an astounding $7500 profit without the assistance of an attorney! This simple investment opened the doors to a wealth of opportunities.

Mike Warren is a real estate investor who is an expert in the field of judgments & paper investing. Mike is the founder of a website dedicated to teaching wealth principles one student at a time. Mr. Warren has authored several books and has appeared on radio and TV. He speaks to both small and large groups internationally and throughout the United States. Mr. Warren is also co-host of the popular radio show “Millionaire Smackdown”. Read More→


Patrick James

Posted on October 15, 2012 by

Patrick JamesPatrick James is President and CEO of Tax Strategies and Solutions, Inc., and has dedicated his entire career to helping people create and preserve wealth through knowledge. His business expertise was instrumental in launching U.S.ITAP, a tax reduction program. For over 10 years, Patrick has traveled the country teaching tens of thousands of people how the tax code really works and what they can do to minimize their tax burden by taking advantage of every possible tax deduction in order to minimize tax liabilities and maximize tax deductions. Read More→


Mike Barnes

Posted on August 13, 2012 by

Mike BarnesMike Barnes, founder of SEO Alien, and co-founder of Mobile Ready Marketing has become recognized through his innovations in Social Media Optimization using Social Media. Mike has also been invited to speak nationally, sharing his knowledge and expertise on several subjects such as Search Engine Optimization, Social Media Marketing, Social Media Management and Mobile Marketing.

He is dedicated to help his customers reach the highest in optimization. With over 16 years of online marketing experience, Mike has the expertise and the sales knowledge to help his customers succeed.

Always taking advantage of the Internet marketing possibilities, Mike’s sales career flourished when he became one of the top sales people in the USA for one of the most recognized car brands in the world. His online techniques helped him rise to the top. Today, Mike uses Mobile marketing in combination with Social Media such as Facebook, Twitter and many others.

Mike has trained in sales, motivation, and positive thinking. His professional sports career, sales achievements and passion have showed him how to be competitive in this ever-changing Internet world.


Alan Cowgill

Posted on August 3, 2012 by

Alan CowgillAlan Cowgill is the owner of Colby Properties, LLC. and President of Integrity Home Buyers, Inc. Alan is a full-time Real Estate Investor, investing in single family and small multi-family properties in Springfield, Ohio.

Since 1995, Alan has bought and sold over 150 investment properties. He uses Private Lenders, not banks, to fund his real estate purchases. By doing this, he has created his own private bank of more than $2,000,000 to fund his deals. Alan looks for “Win–Win–Win” situations, where the seller, the lender, and the eventual homeowner can all “Win”. He is not a Realtor, but a Private Investor. Read More→


Marc Hrisko

Posted on July 30, 2012 by

Marc HriskoOne of the youngest members ever to be inducted into the Real Estate Hall of Fame, Marc Hrisko has been labeled a “rising star” and one of America’s most dynamic wealth and entrepreneur strategists.

A top speaker for Robert Kiyosaki’s Rich Dad, Poor Dad national seminars and Dean Graziosi’s The Insiders Edge Events, Marc Hrisko’s speeches and wealth-building seminars have been enjoyed by thousands of entrepreneurs in virtually every major city in the United States. In his role as a business coach, Marc has been responsible for helping launch the careers of some of the nation’s top entrepreneurs.

Prior to his professional speaking and executive coaching career, Marc served 10 proud years as a firefighter and medic. Marc’s commitment to public service stems from his family’s military legacy. Marc’s father, a retired Navy Master Chief, is now an employee of Marc Hrisko International. Read More→


John Holman

Posted on July 16, 2012 by

John HolmanJohn Holman has been buying and selling residential real estate in the Atlanta Market for 11 years. As a franchisee of HomeVestors of America, Inc (the “We Buy Ugly Houses” company), John has consistently placed in the top ranks of the 250 offices in the U.S, earning him wide recognition including: President of the Atlanta Ad Council, Chairman of the Franchise Advisory Council, Franchise of the year as well as many individual awards for sustained performance in buying and selling houses . Since 2001, John has purchased and sold over 400 houses. Holman has had an active involvement with Habitat for Humanity for nearly 10 years helping to build houses in many economically- challenged areas of Atlanta. Read More→


Matthew Lettich

Posted on June 27, 2012 by

Mathew LettichMatthew Lettich is a practicing Attorney whose area of practice is primarily involved in bankruptcy representing both debtors and creditors. His other specialty is immigration. Matthew is affiliated with John J. McManus & Associates, PC. Their main office is located in Tucker, however Matthew is fairly well known in Gwinnett County since he has spent most of the last three and a half years practicing in the field of bankruptcy in Lawrenceville, where they currently have a satellite office.  His firm has also conducted real estate closings, foreclosure, foreclosure defense, litigation, family law, and other assorted fields in which he’s been involved in various degrees. 


Tony Pearl

Posted on June 22, 2012 by

Tony PearlTony Pearl is an entrepreneur, copywriter, proud father, mentor, marketing consultant and talented teacher who resides in the Washington, DC area. He has traveled to over 26 countries, speaks 4 languages, and continues to travel extensively. He has been a professional Ballroom and Latin dance instructor, competitor, and exhibitor for over 19 years. As a Real Estate Investor, Tony has bought and sold over Ten Million dollars worth of real estate, and has been educated by and associates with the best.


Robert Woodruff

Posted on June 22, 2012 by

Robert WoodruffRobert Woodruff has been investing in real estate for over 15 years, is the President of the Charleston SC Real Estate Investors Association (Charleston REIA), and a national speaker, and author of several training programs for investors such as “How to Find Killer Deals” & “The Keys to Cash Flow” and the new “51 Ways to Find Motivated Sellers”. Robert loves to teach people how to make money investing by showing them how to quickly and easily identify opportunities in the real estate and personal property markets. His personal goal in sharing his specialized knowledge is to help individuals retire early via buying, selling, renting and flipping real estate & personal property in a manner that is beneficial “win-win” for all parties involved.


Eric Shurke

Posted on June 19, 2012 by

Eric ShurkeEric Schurke is the Director of Operations at VoiceNation, LLC, a local Buford, GA company providing toll free and local virtual office solutions and live answering services to thousands of businesses worldwide. During his nine years at VoiceNation, Eric has worked closely with many real estate investors and REIA’s (including Atlanta REIA and Super Smart) to create custom voice mail and live answering solutions to help them operate more efficiently so they can work smarter and not harder.