Secret Academy Episode – Oliver Kenyon

Secret Academy Episode - Oliver Kenyon

Oliver Kenyon like most of us had a goal. He said he wanted to be a millionaire before the age of 30 (said when 26). Now with no more than $15,000 in his bank account at the time, he was far from his goal, but he wasn’t far from making it possible. Oliver was one of those gentleman that saw the rise of the digital era and jumped on the front run of what was soon to be a long bandwagon. Beginning first by building a massive affiliate marketing company, he rose to the challenges and an ever-changing market place can bring forward. Until one day, Oliver’s goal become a reality and a million dollar deal was struck for his affiliate marketing company. Overjoyed, he didn’t just go off on vacation, instead he went back to work 10 times harder to building: Landing Page Guys. A company that helps other companies build one of a kind and multi-functional landing pages that you are sure to have stumbled across a time or two.

Secret Academy Episode – Henry Kaminski

Secret Academy Episode - Henry Kaminski

Henry Kaminski once worked in a hospital, surrounded by doctors all working to help diagnose a terrible disease most commonly found in infants from ages 0-1 years old. The work was tough but the wins were monumental and Henry enjoyed the good times. To better help the team he was on, Henry taught himself graphic design to make online and in person flyers and ads to also help spread awareness. Henry had built up a staggering book of clients due to his new found talent being spoken about through the community, but when tough times hit the hospital, Henry was forced to either be demoted or leave. So he took the plunge, left the hospital and pursued a self-employed career with his background knowledge of marketing, branding, and graphic design. Now almost a decade later, through lots of ups and downs, Henry is the Founder of Unique Designz and has been coined the title of: “The Brand Doctor” and now he is here to have a consultation with you.

Secret to Success – Aristotle Loumis

Secret to Success - Aristotle LoumisAristotle Loumis was on a completely different track before he founded Ellison Eyewear, he was actually going to school to be a dentist. But after a massive cultural and impact shock going to Greece for the first time, an observation was made by Aristotle, everyone around him was wearing sunglasses, and not just for the looks but for the functionality. Aristotle returned home to the U.S and decided to launch Ellison Eyewear, the first sunglass line to ever be hand-made in Greece, combining American Ingenuity with Mediterranean Style. The road to any design production is one of constant trial and error, along with sacrifices and successes, Aristotle has seen them all and is here to share his story with you.

Aristotle Loumis was on a completely different track before he founded Ellison Eyewear, he was actually going to school to be a dentist. But after a massive cultural and impact shock going to Greece for the first time, an observation was made by Aristotle, everyone around him was wearing sunglasses, and not just for the looks but for the functionality. Aristotle returned home to the U.S and decided to launch Ellison Eyewear, the first sunglass line to ever be hand-made in Greece, combining American Ingenuity with Mediterranean Style. The road to any design production is one of constant trial and error, along with sacrifices and successes, Aristotle has seen them all and is here to share his story with you.

Secret Academy Episode – Dave Lukas

Secret Academy Episode - Dave Lukas

Being an entrepreneur for some is a choice made later in life and acted on by years of corporate knowledge and expierence. For others, like Dave Lukas, it’s in your blood from birth. Dave Lukas grew up with a side of the family who never went to college but still seemed to be incredibly successful in their own businesses. Seeing that as a child sparked a love for entrepreneurship that caught it’s first flame as him selling American flags to his neighbors with a 100% close rate even before he was in middle school! This created a drive to sell and succeed, and right out of college Dave started his own business. After numerous trial and error periods that we all go through, Dave found success in becoming the VP at one of the companies he had invested in, Grasp Technologies. Through all these journeys, successes, and failures, Dave realized that the people he had worked with, the family who raised him, and even he himself never fit a “Traditional” mold. So using all his past expierence and acquired knowledge Mr. Lukas began hosting the Misfit Entrepreneur podcast where he interviews successful entrepreneurs who never really made it in the traditional ways. Dave created this podcast to help shift and shape the minds of these aspiring entrepreneurs and now he is here to give you a lesson or two on what it takes to be a Misfit.

Secret Academy Episode – Tony Whatley

Secret Academy Episode - Tony Whatley

Tony Whatley came from humble beginnings as he so puts. But perhaps those are the best beginnings to come from. Never feeling entitled he always got to work to earn what he wanted. His first job at McDonalds at the age of 15 taught him a lot in the corporate and training mindset, but even with that part time job he never stopped hustling on the side. Then he bought himself through engineering school by working as a pipe-fitter out for the oil refineries, but continued working odd jobs as a bartender or server to help make his income higher than it was. Whatley continued his career path by climbing corporate ladders and flirting with middle management. But even with his corporate career in place, he always worked at his side hustles and ended up building them up so greatly they became 6-7 figure companies and once sold made Tony a millionaire ON THE SIDE. With this success Tony made the choice to become a teacher/mentor to help other entrepreneurs become the best versions of themselves and in turn help them make their businesses more successful. Since making this decision Tony has launched his successful podcast: 365 Driven and become an Amazon Best Seller with his book “SideHustle Millionaire” and he wants to tell you all about his journey today.

Secret Academy Episode – Aaron Singerman

Secret Academy Episode - Aaron Singerman

Though this is my 3rd interview with Aaron Singerman, every time we speak it is like I am speaking to a new person. Last we spoke to Aaron RedCon1 had just entered nutritional supplement space. Now almost a year or so later, RedCon1 is a powerhouse in the Nutritional Supplement Based E-Commerce industry with their products also being sold in over 5500 stores nationwide. In this interview, Aaron takes us through how he is able to sell his product both on and offline with such great success. Along with how to work with getting licensing to sell his product in brick and mortar stores across the U.S. So sit back, relax, grab a protein shake and see for yourself just how Aaron Singerman was able to scale RedCon1 into one of the most massive players in the nutritional supplemental game in less than 12 months.

Secret Academy Episode – Jared Goetz

Secret Academy Episode - Jared Goetz

Jared Goetz grew up without financial friendliness. He was raised by a single mother in a poor socioeconomic background and never once believed that he was going to be able to find the financial freedom that many of the superstars we see today have. However, hungry for success at such a young age Jared started out by promoting concerts in college and made over $1,000,000 before the age of 22. However that 15 minutes of success soon expired and Jared found himself at rock bottom once again. Still determined he set out in the college entreprenurial space helping a start-up company called YikYak, then selling his shares and making the money back he had once loss. With the lessons he had learned Jared was ready to start in a different space and through the help of a friend Jared was one of the first people to bring hoverboards into the USA. What may seem like a funny tidbit of information actually is what launched Jared Goetz to being an incredible force in the ECommerce at such a young age. With this own store making 8-figures in just the last 12 months. But with knowledge comes the want to share it so Jared started eCom Hacks Academy, an online platform to teach everyone about ECommerce and now he is here to see if you could be his next best student.

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