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Tariq Johnson
CEO & Founder of Franchise Empire

Tariq Johnson was able to transition from being trapped in the "golden handcuffs" of his 9-5 to full-time entrepreneur.

From overcoming early business struggles at 18, to speaking on stage with Tony Robbins, and ultimately finding success as a multi-unit franchisee.

His journey is filled with valuable lessons and experience for any entrepreneur

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Dutch Mendenhall

Heading Real Estate Investor & CEO of RAD Diversified, Author of MoneyShackles

Dutch Mendenhall is a husband, father, and man of faith. He's a force of nature marked by extraordinary achievements. He is the Wall Street Journal bestselling author of "Money Shackles." President of the Alternative Investment Associations (AIA). Recipient of the Patriot Legacy Award. Dutch has partnered with thousands and thousands of people who have achieved direct results in their money game. 


Dutch loves teaching and helping people learn about Alternative Investments. His journey began with Creative Commercial Real Estate Investing and later moved into auctions. Then, one day, his students dared him to "put his money where his mouth is", so he partnered with them and started a National Movement, growing a $250 million portfolio of various assets with his team. 

Bryan S. Mick, MBA, JD

Chairman, Mick Law PC LLO.

Bryan S. Mick is the President of Mick | Law, P.C., LLO in Omaha, Nebraska, and a provider of independent legal and underwriting due diligence services for various broker-dealers, RIAs, family offices and small institutional investors throughout the country.


Mr. Mick's due diligence representation involves a concentration in real estate equity fund, development project, distressed debt and REIT reviews. The firm attorneys and underwriters opine on real estate, energy, private equity, hedge fund and other non-traded assets.

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Gary Harper

CEO of Sharper Business Solutions

 Gary, an author of 3 books, spent 13 years as an executive in a Fortune 500 company where he handled the process of evaluating companies’ operation expenses and helped them to reach new levels of efficiencies.

He began investing in real estate in 2004 and has taken his expertise in business systems and process management and developed a program to help over 600 real estate investors position themselves to scale their business to new levels.

Gary is a Six Sigma Expert and is also a certified partner of Predictive Index. While owning 10 businesses, Gary has also successfully exited three companies.

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