Our students find that incorporating experiential learning and personal coaching into their lives dramatically increases their overall performance and achievement. Graduates create results that include launching new businesses, healing family relationships, getting fit and committing to healthy living, writing books and screenplays, realizing leadership potential, increasing sales, deepening romantic connections and intimacy, and enhancing self-confidence.
ChoiceCenter grads include pro athletes, business executives, attorneys, entrepreneurs, medical professionals, veterans, artists, parents, students, retirees, educators, pro poker players – anyone committed to taking the next step in their personal and professional performance.
Meet the stars of ChoiceCenter, our graduates!
Johnnie & Olga Moreno
Johnnie and Olga Moreno are owners of Vibes Creative, a creative branding agency. Johnnie, a talented content creator and a master at marketing, and Olga, a tenured public relations professional, have always dreamed of creating a legacy together and building a business. Vibes Creative gives Johnnie and Olga the opportunity to combine the skillsets and work with clients in a variety of industries including sports, music, real estate, and more, to build up their personal brands. Johnnie and Olga split their time between San Diego, California and Las Vegas, Nevada, and travel around the world as much as possible.
Johnnie, LV142 is also a content creator and has built a successful poker brand and influential personality, Johnnie Vibes. Johnnie’s poker vlog is the marriage of his deep knowledge and practice of the game of Texas Hold’em and his passion for film making, creative story telling, marketing and making a difference for others.
Olga, LV142 has worked in the area of public relations for more than 10 years. After going through the training at Choice Center, she realized that she had all of the tools she needed to design her dream life, allowing her to balance a successful career in public relations, while also leaving time to travel and deepen her yoga practice. In 2018, Olga pursued her passion of yoga by getting certified as a yoga instructor and landing a teaching opportunity at a local San Diego yoga studio.
Hadas & Shiko Dostov
Hadas, LV164, and Shiko, LV165, both graduated from leadership in 2017. After being friends for many years, they fell madly in love and got married in 2019! Prior to the training, Hadas found herself settling for less than she desired in both her career and in her relationships.
During the training, she discovered her self-worth and realized that by following her passion, she could experience greater joy and fulfillment in her life. After completing leadership, Hadas strengthened her relationship with her 10 year-old son, married the man of her dreams, and increased her income by more than 50% with a job that she loves. Her husband, Shiko, was promoted to General Manager for HiDow International, launched his web design business, purchased his second home, and married his best friend, Hadas.
Through EQ leadership trainings, both Hadas and Shiko have elevated their lives in a way they never could have imagined. They consistently give back to the ChoiceCenter community through coaching leadership teams and immersing themselves in the various signature workshops.
Rhett is the CEO and Founder of Business Warrior Corporation (OTC ticker: KDNG). It is no coincidence that he graduated from LV179 in September of 2019 and took his company public just a few months later in January of 2020. It was in one of the experiential training exercises at Choice Center that Rhett created the vision of the Business Warrior software that he then created in the Leadership portion of the training. That software would become the source for small businesses in America to enhance their brand and boost marketing results. For more information, visit businesswarrior.com.
“The training at Choice didn’t just transform my business, but it helped me create the relationship of my dreams with my girlfriend. We communicate openly and honestly, which has brought us closer than ever and our love keeps getting stronger. The emotional intelligence training has been the key to living my best life and I’m more excited about the future than I’ve ever been. Anybody that wants to perform their best and live their most fulfilling life should do this training immediately.”
Scott Nelson & Ed Clay, Chipsa Hospital
Ed Clay, LV140 is a former professional Mixed Martial Arts fighter, at one point, ranked as high as number 9 in the world. He ran one of the largest Mixed Martial Arts schools in the United States with multiple students fighting in events such as the Ultimate Fighting Championships.
His clothing brand, Gameness, which was acquired in 2011, was one of the largest supplier of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Martial Arts uniforms in the world. He was a MMA co-host of a highly rated FM sports radio show for 8 years. He is the former owner and Editor in Chief of Submission Fighter magazine.
In 2015, along with his 2 partners Scott Nelson and Deddrick Perry, Clay acquired the Centro Hospitalario Internacional Pacifico in Baja California, Mexico. Ed is interested in developing solutions to address some of the glaring issues with cancer management in the United States and is a strong supporter of Integrative Translational Oncology: believing that the ”bench to bedside,” approach is a better model to fast track leading edge cancer treatments to patients.
Ed is considered a pioneer in the direct response internet marketing space. His vast experience with messaging and online media along with 18 years experience as an entrepreneur gives him a unique skill set as the C.E.O. of Chipsa Hospital.
Scott Nelson, LV138, has a long history dating back to 1984 with programing and technology platforms. Marketing automation and e-commerce became his passion before his shift in to health care. In 1996, long before it became popular, Scott co-founded one of the first online lifestyle magazines.
He was travel blogging before blogs became popular. He created a lifestyle brand On The Mat (OTM) by competing himself in martial arts around the world. The site’s popularity allowed him to branch out in to 3 successful lifestyle apparel clothing brands. Building on the success of his brands, he went on to open 13 brick and mortar retail locations.
Scott has honed his digital marketing over the last 23 years, staying ahead of the curve becoming an electronic automation ninja using platforms such as his favorite InfusionSoft. He specializes in online sales funnel optimization and lead generation. Currently Scott owns and manages multiple online business, but his primary passion is fighting cancer.
Scott Nelson is a co-founder and owner of the CHIPSA Hospital where he implemented CHIPSA’s entire patient experience platform from lead, to in hospital and, automated after care follow up. Scott also oversaw the CHIPSA’s ERP system implementation in full compliance with the COFEPRIS (Mexico’s FDA) regulations.
Daniel Kim, LV160 is, a native of South Korea who immigrated to the U.S. at age 4, has a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from UCLA and a master’s degree in political economy from Harvard. His wife, Grace Kim, LV161, is originally from Taiwan and moved to the U.S. at age 3. She has a bachelor’s degree in economics from Harvard and a MBA from Stanford.
Daniel Kim works as a private equity investor, and Grace Kim is a former marketing director for Allergan Inc., a global pharmaceutical company. In August, a tree branch fell on a tent in Yosemite, killing the Kims’ son, Dragon, 14, and his friend, Justin Lee, 15.
Dragon was a gifted musician and youth leader who attended Orange County School of the Arts in Santa Ana. Two months after his death, the Kims established The Dragon Kim Foundation to help financially challenged students pursue their passions in music, academics, athletics and the arts.
Henry Akins, LV144 is a Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt under Rickson Gracie and a former instructor at Rickson’s academy in California, US. Often regarded as one of the best black belts produced by the legendary Gracie, Akins’ views on the “fundamentals” of jiu jitsu and his style of coaching are revered by many in the grappling community.
Henry Akins is also well known for having a more traditional stance on martial arts, preferring to teach Jiu-Jitsu with the focus of self-defense and combat instead of competition. In 2014 Henry launched his website www.HiddenJiuJitsu.com, with fellow Choice Center Graduate Scott Nelson, with the mission to help students from all over the world develop confidence, discipline and respect for oneself and others through Jiu-Jitsu.
For more information on Henry you can go to his website
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Joshua Greenrock entered Television & Film Production in 2004 after receiving a BA in Business Marketing from the University of Nevada Las Vegas. Josh excelled immediately and was hired to be a part of many classic Productions including the ground breaking Ultimate Fighter Season 1, the Emmy Award winning Top Chef:Las Vegas, and the blockbuster comedy smash hit The Hangover. Josh recently won an Emmy for his Camera work on The Late Late Show Carpool Karaoke Primetime Special 2019 in the “Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control for a Special” Category. In 2015 Josh founded Rock Solid Production Group INC to bring his original concepts to Life. Rock Solid’s main goal is to create original, compelling, and stylized content. www.rocksolidproductiongroup.com
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