OUR AUTHORS

Greg Amundson

Greg Amundson

Founder of Eagle Rise Publishing

GREG AMUNDSON is a five-time #1 bestselling author and world renowned professional speaker. Described by his peers as “one of the most prolific authors and speakers of our time,” Greg brings an electric combination of credibility, integrity, and passion to his books, lectures, and sermons. Greg is a former DEA Special Agent and US Army Captain, with an extensive background in martial arts and physical fitness. Greg is a Krav Maga Black Belt and was a founding athlete of the CrossFit program. Greg currently serves as a Reserve Peace Officer and Law Enforcement Chaplain, and holds an MA from Western Theological Seminary. 

Jason Redman

Jason Redman

Co-Founder of Eagle Rise Publishing

JASON REDMAN is a retired US Navy SEAL and New York Times bestselling author. Described by his peers as “a transformational leader, mentor and coach” Jason electrifies audiences with his high energy presentations on leadership, failure, redemption, catastrophic injury and his breathtaking journey to overcome all.  Jason is an expert in helping individuals, companies, teams and organizations implement lasting change after experiencing failure, crisis and adversity from having lived through all these things at the highest level in his Navy SEAL career

Athena Perez

Athena Perez

Author

ATHENA PEREZ is a passionate writer and the host of both “Bean There” blog and the Scaled Nation Podcast. Born and raised in Washington State Athena now lives in Minnesota with her two four-legged kids.

She’s also a survivor of abuse, an ambassador for health, and a woman of God, and she shares her story to empower all who struggle and desire to be made new. She loves coffee, cooking and cleaning—barbells, that is!

Athena is a lifelong learner and has a master’s degree in Justice Policy.

Patrick McKeon

Patrick McKeon

Author

Patrick McKeon is an executive coach, corporate advisor and author.  Described as possessing “quiet wisdom, unbelievable patience and a differentiated ability to listen, synthesize and coach” Patrick translates these qualities to his work.

His ability to integrate personal and professional experiences, including nearly two decades serving as a leader at a premier global investment firm, give rise to a global perspective, capacity to foster deep relationships, and the skill to ask thought provoking questions that lead to change.

Patrick currently resides in New Jersey with his wife and four children, where spending time together as a family is a core value.

Ed Delfin

Ed Delfin

Author

ED DELFIN Born in Kalibo, Aklan, Philippines, Ed Delfin moved to America as a teenager. He has been a law enforcement professional for almost twenty years. Ed has extensive experience in narcotics interdiction, gang investigations, and cold-case homicides.

Currently, he is an Inspector with the Santa Cruz County District Attorney’s Office.

Ed has a degree in business from Bethany University, a master’s degree in legal studies from Monterey College of Law, and a graduate of the FBI National Academy Session 273. A licensed minister with the Assemblies of God, Ed married his college sweetheart. They live in the heart of California’s Central Coast with their two children.

Dr. Virginia Johnson

Dr. Virginia Johnson

Author

Dr. Virginia Johnson, is a Licensed Neuropsychologist and Certified Mental Health Integrative Medicine Practitioner who has been diagnosing and treating cognitive related disorders since 2008. Dr. Johnson incorporates principles of faith and neuroscience into the understanding of the human mind and its functions. She has a knack for empowering and equipping individuals with tools and resources to rewire their brains for greater joy, peace, and success.

Commander Mark Divine

Commander Mark Divine

Contributing Author

COMMANDER MARK DIVINE is a retired U.S. Navy SEAL and New York Timesbestselling author. He is the founder of SEALFIT, Unbeatable Mind, and Kokoro Yoga. Mark’s work spans the globe and has inspired millions of people to seek self-mastery in service of others.

LT. COL. DAVE GROSSMAN

LT. COL. DAVE GROSSMAN

Contributing Author

LT. COL. DAVE GROSSMAN, is a retired U.S. Army Ranger and subject matter expert on topics including leadership, the warrior spirit, and the psychology of combat. He is the author of numerous internationally acclaimed bestselling books and is one of the nation’s most prolific speakers on the topic of leadership within the warrior ethos.

DR. GABRIELLE LYON

DR. GABRIELLE LYON

Contributing Author

DR. GABRIELLE LYON is a world-renowned Fellowship Trained Physician and founder of the Muscle-Centric Medicine methodology. Her work spans the globe and has educated and inspired millions of people to reach their full potential in every area of life.