American Dream Makers

Zena Krogedal

The American Dream belongs to all of us. Not only can you achieve it, but you can go beyond! Discover the extraordinary stories of individuals who have not only achieved the American Dream but surpassed its limits. Join us as we explore their triumphs, setbacks, and lessons learned, and gain actionable insights to fuel your own journey. "American Dream Makers" is your guide to reaching new heights of success and fulfillment. Tune in and rewrite the narrative of your own dream. read less
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Brian Proctor
01-01-2024
Brian Proctor
Brian was born in 1961, the same year that his legendary father, Bob Proctor, was given the book Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill, which began his father's 60-year journey into personal development.For close to 30 years, Brian had the privilege of working alongside his father as he taught from some of the world's largest stages, and for 60 years they were best friends.While working with his Dad, Brian found his niche in marketing and business development. In the very early years of the Internet, Brian originated a powerful idea to build an email list by creating value which morphed into a massive worldwide platform for his father to share his teachings. This idea set Bob Proctor's company up for success by opening the door early to email list building long before that became the industry standard.As an online marketer, Brian was consistently the top affiliate in many large product launches with joint ventures, bringing in millions of dollars in commissions for himself and his father's organization as well as giving many entrepreneurs their first opportunities to share their products and services with a large audience.Brian attributes his success to all the lessons he has learned over the years from his father.Today, Brian enjoys his role as co-founder of KellyProctorCo LLC, an organization created with his wife, Cory Kelly Proctor, whose mission is to empower people to live their best life by leaning into simple yet profound strategies.They live at the south end of Puget Sound in Washington state and are enjoying their dream of a life spent living near the water and enjoying nature at its finest.Brian is honored to continue helping people just like you create lives, careers and businesses you love, living the good life on your own terms, and showing you how building relationships, making a difference and creating wealth fit together.
Jaye Lene Long
01-01-2024
Jaye Lene Long
Jaye Lene's remarkable career showcases an unparalleled breadth of excellence spanning Community Advocacy, Marketing - Public Relations, Photography, Graphics, Broadcasting, Audio & Video Production, Print, Social Media, Web & Digital Science, and Event Planning. Her journey, enriched through positions at Where It's Hot and In Recovery magazines, the Prescott Daily Courier, Arizona Shine Radio, Magic 99.1, and the Great Circle Media radio network, is a testament to her honed creative writing, marketing, and sales skills. In 2018, Jaye Lene's trajectory led her to the prestigious role of SR Community Engagement Specialist with the National Team of HONOR and REMEMBER. Here, she interfaces directly with prominent entities like NASCAR, Goodyear Racing, and the America's Run for the Fallen tribute. As the visionary force behind Beyond the Vision Media, she galvanizes nonprofits and small businesses, masterfully crafting results-oriented content and impactful messaging. Jaye Lene's origins as a concert circuit photographer, her strategic marketing development at esteemed outlets like the Prescott Daily Courier and Great Circle Media, and her certification as a Marketing, Advertising, and Digital Strategist coalesce into a dynamic career. Notably, her boundless energy converges with creative ingenuity, igniting solutions for causes close to her heart, including veterans, first responders, recovery, and social initiatives. Presently, Jaye Lene's multifaceted prowess is channeled through roles with the National Team of HONOR and REMEMBER, Agape House of Prescott, and the Desmond Doss Foundation. A driving force behind Prescott's transformative HOPE FEST ARIZONA, she and her husband founded this beacon of community unity. Rooted in a military family, Jaye Lene's journey reflects unwavering passion and resilience—an embodiment of her belief that holding nothing back is the key to achieving greatness.
Richard Rodriguez - Retired Navy Seal
01-01-2024
Richard Rodriguez - Retired Navy Seal
Richard Rodriguez is currently serving as the Veterans Services Coordinator at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. He was also the Ballistics Expert for the School Security Grant sponsored by the National Institute of Justice which was overseen by Professor Tom Foley. In May of 2018, he began his employment at ERAU directly after graduating with Honors from the University’s College of Aviation with a Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics and his commercial helicopter license at the age of 55.Rodriguez is a retired U. S. Navy SEAL Platoon Chief from SEAL Team Three, serving 20 years in Special Operations. He led Foxtrot Platoon in the initial invasion of Iraq in 2003, in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. His actions as Assault Team Leader won him the Bronze Star with Combat “V” for valorduring the assault. Immediately following during the March to Baghdad, Foxtrot Platoon conducted numerous covert operations and multiple counter-insurgent engagements. While securing Baghdad, Richard was called on to give support to the U. S. Marine Corps as a Counter Sniper. He provided overwatch and cover during unit movement through the city along with hunting enemy snipers.Throughout his Naval career, Rodriguez has served extensively in leadership and instructor positions, including teaching Land Warfare, Demolitions, and Weapons at BUDS the Basic Underwater Demolition School for AEALs, and developing a Tactical Ground Mobility Department in the Advanced TrainingDetachment.Upon retiring from the SEAL Teams, Rodriguez moved to Arizona and joined the Surprise Police Department, becoming a Traffic Motorcycle Officer. He immediately joined SWAT and his military experience quickly elevated him to the position of SWAT Team Leader. There he implemented new standards raising the efficiency and effectiveness of the SWAT Team. As Entry Team Leader, he lednumerous high-risk search warrants, successfully apprehending escaped fugitives, drug cartel associates, and violent gang members. Rodriguez’s tactical and leadership experience combined with his degree from ERAU provides uniquequalifications for the work he performs as the Veteran’s Services Coordinator. There he mentors the Student Veterans and oversees the Student Veterans Organization (SVO). Together they are the leading club on campus for community involvement and we are recognized as the “Outstanding Organization for Fall of 2022”. The SVO has volunteered in town for “Hope Fest 2022” in support of Veteran Suicide Prevention. They have raised and donated $400.00 in support of Breast Cancer Awareness during their Pink Friday BBQs in October, and have just raised another $600.00 during their POW/MIA 5K Run anddonated $400.00 from their own earnings to make a final donation of $1000.00 towards POW/MIA Society for the return of lost and missing servicemen.
Roshun Jones
01-01-2024
Roshun Jones
Meet Roshun Jones, a board-certified Master Mindset & Performance Coach who specializes in guiding individuals towards personal and professional breakthroughs. With an extensive background in Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), Timeline Therapy, and Hypnotherapy, Roshun possesses a unique skill set that enables her to help clients overcome various challenges and achieve their fullest potential.Life can often present us with obstacles that leave us feeling trapped and hindered in our personal growth. Whether it's navigating past traumas, limiting beliefs, career stagnation, or relationship struggles, Roshun Jones is dedicated to assisting individuals who find themselves stuck in these areas. He recognizes that these barriers can prevent us from living our best lives, and he offers compassionate guidance and effective strategies to help break free from these constraints.As a board-certified Master Mindset & Performance Coach, Roshun brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his practice. He has mastered the art of Neuro-Linguistic Programming, a transformative approach that focuses on the connection between our thoughts, language, and behavior. This powerful technique allows Roshun to help clients rewire their mindset, identify and eliminate self-sabotaging patterns, and develop empowering beliefs that support their goals and aspirations.In addition to NLP, Roshun holds master certifications in Timeline Therapy and Hypnotherapy. Timeline Therapy helps individuals release negative emotions and let go of past traumas, enabling them to move forward with confidence and clarity. Hypnotherapy, on the other hand, harnesses the power of the subconscious mind to facilitate profound personal change and overcome deeply rooted challenges.With a warm and empathetic approach, Roshun Jones creates a safe and non-judgmental space for her clients. He fosters a strong rapport, actively listens, and tailors his coaching methods to the unique needs of each individual. Roshun's clients benefit from his unwavering support, accountability, and motivation as he guides them through their personal growth journey.Whether you're longing for healing, seeking to overcome limiting beliefs, or striving to unlock your full potential, Roshun Jones is committed to empowering your mind and enhancing your performance. With his expertise in Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Timeline Therapy, and Hypnotherapy, he will help you break free from the shackles of the past and create a future filled with purpose, fulfillment, and success.
Michelle B. Crumley
01-01-2024
Michelle B. Crumley
Introducing Michelle B. Crumley, a dedicated military and veteran spouse with over 30 years of experience in supporting the military community. Michelle's commitment extends beyond her career in loans, as she actively utilizes her expertise and volunteer work to empower military and veteran families through financial education. With a strong personal connection to the military and over 20 years in the mortgage industry, Michelle has helped thousands of individuals achieve their financial and homeownership goals.Throughout her career, Michelle has made a tangible impact on clients, real estate partners, and loan officers across the United States. She has excelled in various roles, including top producing loan originator, branch manager, regional mortgage coach, and national trainer. Her extensive experience has allowed her to foster relationships and provide valuable guidance to individuals in pursuit of their dreams of homeownership.Currently, Michelle serves as Caliber's Military Client & Community Liaison, where she plays a crucial role in expanding outreach efforts to the military and veteran community. She is dedicated to promoting home-ownership education initiatives, both within Caliber and externally, to ensure that military families have the resources and knowledge needed to make informed financial decisions.Michelle's passion for serving the military community, combined with her extensive experience and current role at Caliber, make her an invaluable asset in providing support and education to military and veteran families. With her dedication and expertise, Michelle continues to make a positive difference in the lives of those who have served our country.
Lynell Cavner
01-01-2024
Lynell Cavner
Meet Lynell Cavner, a dedicated professional with a passion for helping others unlock their body's innate healing abilities. With a diverse background in Thai Stretch/Massage and a Bachelor's Degree in Holistic Nutrition, Lynell combines her expertise to provide transformative experiences for her clients. She is not only a respected member of the Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (ABMP) but also an esteemed member of the Bowenwork Academy & Practitioner Association.Lynell's journey into the world of bodywork began during her mother's illness. It was during this challenging time that her mother emphasized the importance of working with her hands. Drawing from her previous experience in human resources, where she had interacted with individuals on both professional and emotional levels, Lynell found the transition into bodywork to be a natural fit.Since 2003, Lynell has been practicing her craft in the beautiful Prescott, AZ area. Throughout her years of practice, she has witnessed the remarkable potential of the human body to heal itself. This realization inspired her to develop a unique approach called the nerve & body restoration process, which harnesses the transformative power of the Bowen Method. By unlocking and amplifying the body's natural healing capabilities, Lynell believes that true healing and restoration can be achieved.Lynell Cavner is not only a skilled practitioner but also a published author. Her book, "Her Father's Hands," takes readers on a profound journey through her life's calling. This captivating memoir is a testament to her dedication, expertise, and the transformative power of her work. You can find "Her Father's Hands" on Amazon, offering an insightful glimpse into Lynell's profound experiences and her unwavering commitment to helping others.Through her comprehensive knowledge, unwavering dedication, and remarkable intuition, Lynell Cavner continues to touch the lives of those seeking healing and restoration. Her profound understanding of the body-mind connection, coupled with her gentle and compassionate approach, sets her apart as a remarkable practitioner in her field.
René Deceuninck - Body Language Expert
01-01-2024
René Deceuninck - Body Language Expert
René Deceuninck is a renowned expert in body language, a motivational speaker, coach, and trainer with an exclusive international company. Since 1995, he has been delivering enriching insights and results-oriented outcomes to his clients through seminars, keynotes, and trainings worldwide. René has shared stages with influential speakers like Brian Tracy, Jairek Robbins, and Jack Canfield, while also hosting preview sessions for Anthony Robbins' UPW Event.René empowers his clients with the skills to read thoughts before words are spoken, gaining a competitive edge in meetings, sales, and everyday situations. This enhanced understanding of body language optimizes personal and professional performance, leading to amazing levels of positive growth in businesses. René's expertise, combined with his dynamic speaking style, has brought about remarkable transformations for individuals and organizations around the globe.As a master in body language and a motivational speaker, René Deceuninck's impact is both profound and far-reaching. His practical insights and transformative teachings equip his clients with the tools they need to excel in communication, influence, and overall effectiveness. René's unwavering commitment to helping others achieve their goals has solidified his reputation as a leading authority in body language and personal development. In a world where effective communication is paramount, René Deceuninck stands as an expert and inspiration, empowering individuals and businesses to succeed in today's rapidly evolving landscape.
Azizullah Aziz - _Saving Aziz_- Former JSOC, Special Operations Interpreter & Cultural Advisor
01-01-2024
Azizullah Aziz - _Saving Aziz_- Former JSOC, Special Operations Interpreter & Cultural Advisor
Azizullah Aziz, Former JSOC, Special Operations Interpreter & Cultural Advisor. He is a man whose resilience and determination have made him a symbol of hope amidst profound adversity. Born into a war-torn region, Aziz's life takes a dramatic turn when he encounters Robichaux, USMC Special Forces Recon Veteran, dedicated to making a difference. As Aziz's story unfolds in the book "Saving Aziz", we witness the relentless pursuit by armed groups and the constant threat of danger. Driven by Robichaux and his team, their unwavering commitment to helping those in need, they embark on a perilous mission to save him.Aziz's life is a testament to the power of compassion and the indomitable human spirit. Facing constant danger and loss, he remains unyielding in his belief in the inherent goodness of humanity.Through acts of courage and ingenuity, Chad Robichaux and his team navigate treacherous terrain, outmaneuvering armed factions and risking their own lives to ensure Aziz's safety. Their unwavering determination and selflessness become a lifeline for Aziz, providing him with a newfound hope and the opportunity to rebuild his life."Saving Aziz" is a story of how the mission of saving one turned into a mission to saving thousands. It is a testament to the extraordinary individuals who played a pivotal role in his rescue. It showcases the transformative power of compassion and the indomitable spirit of those who go to great lengths to make a difference in the lives of others. The collaboration between Aziz and Robichaux's team stands as a powerful example of the profound impact that can be achieved through collective action and unwavering dedication.