James May has been an entrepreneur since 1974. He has owned 9 successful businesses, ranging from retail stores, a funding company, two construction companies, and a hypnosis practice. Currently he is the owner of Marketing Velocity, a marketing and coaching company. He has been called a business mentalist by many of his clients because of his legendary observation skills. These skills have enabled him to extract crystal clear solutions to people's problems and situations within the first few minutes of conversing with them. James May is Chancellor of the Sales and Marketing Institute of America.
Michael "Big Mike" Straumietis started his first business (a liquid fertilization company) at the age of 19. Since then he has owned many different businesses, they include a tanning spa, tanning equipment wholesale, silk plant stores, shirt shops, specialty shirt decorating equipment manufacturing, flight school, and garden center. Currently he is in financial services, sales and marketing training, and is CEO of Advanced Nutrients with his two partners. Advanced Nutrients is the world's number one hydroponics nutrient manufacturer leading his niche market in 47 countries worldwide, with revenues of $52,000,000 per year.