Dr. Josephine Gross is cofounder and Editor in Chief of Networking Times and Dean of Faculty for Networking University. Born and raised in Belgium, she came to the U.S. to do her Masters and PhD in Humanities at Stanford University. After graduating in 1992, she worked for the French Ministry of Culture and Education building language and service learning programs for international high school students in France and Spain.
From 2000 till 2005 Josephine taught young adolescents at one of top academic private schools in Los Angeles, teaching French, Latin, and Human Development to children of celebrities who put a high value on education. Together with her husband Chris Gross, Josephine founded Networking Times in 2001 and became its Editor in Chief in 2006. Under her editorial direction, Networking Times became the world’s leading educational journal for network marketing professionals.
Josephine interviews network marketing leaders and top earners from all over the world, asking them exactly how they built their businesses so readers can instantly benefit from their experience and shorten their own learning curve.
Focused on facts and stories, Josephine highlights the worldwide impact of network marketing as a vehicle for personal growth and global transformation. Her heart-centered listening approach brings out what makes network marketers extraordinary leaders.
In 2013 Josephine joined the board of the Association of Network Marketing Professionals and became chairperson for the ANMP’s Committee of International Expansion.
Chris Gross is CEO of Gabriel Media Group and co founder of Networking Times and Networking University.
With a background in building, real estate, mortgage brokerage, finance, and telecommunications, Chris operated a public company in the 90's, which sold and delivered millions of products (magazines, books, audio programs, etc.) to the network marketing space. This company acquired MLM Publishing Group, Inc., that published Upline before starting a publishing subsidiary that launched a successful newsstand magazine, Network Marketing Lifestyles, with worldwide distribution.
In 2001, he formed Gabriel Media Group, Inc. with his wife, Dr. Josephine Gross and together they founded and launched Networking Times. The magazine’s tagline is “Moving the Heart of Business,” as they believe the purpose of business is to touch hearts and change lives.
In 2012 Chris joined the board of the Association of Network Marketing Professionals and has served as Vice President of the ANMP since 2013.
Chris founded Gabriel Media Group based on the vision to create “Global Prosperity through a Philanthropic Economy.”
Chris’s life mission is “to educate children of all ages in philosophies of love and celebration of cultural diversity.”
The way he sees it, it’s all about helping people. He has always believed in the networking industry because he feels you must help other people to succeed.
Ricky has always believed in Zig Ziegler’s quote, “you will get all you want in life if you help enough people to get what they want”. According to Ricky, by working hard and practicing this philosophy, it has enabled him to become a Million Dollar Earner in the industry.
Ricky also believes you must have great balance and stability in your life and he is blessed in that area as well. He has a beautiful wife, Kathy Howe who is the love of his life and they have 6 children and 3 grand children that he adores.
Ricky also believes you must surround yourself with people that are honest, credible and people of integrity. He has partnered with people that are loaded with these qualities such as, our Founder and CEO Ash Sahib and our Global Founding Director Fred Bender. He believes together they have a goal to help the underprivileged and people in need around the world through charitable giving as well as having a platform to fund their own hopes and dreams.
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As a 26+ year veteran of the network marketing industry, his mantra has always been “Who have you helped today!” You see Fred has a sincere belief that we are all linked to each other. Because of that link we have a duty to work with and help each other in this short journey called life. During his wife's life time, she partnered with him and they worked hand in hand in various Multi Level Marketing projects. As a result of working together to help others, they rose to the top levels in several companies. The great thing though, is that they helped others rise with them. "What good is it to stand at the mountain top, if you are standing there all alone!"
Fred is extremely excited and humbled to be associated with people who have proven their strength of character and exhibited such high levels of integrity. People like our CEO Ash Sahib and International Founding Director Ricky Howe. In addition he is thrilled to be working with many leaders who have joined us as Independent Business Partners Waszupp Global. Together it is our mission to impact the world in a way that no other company has ever conceived of. We are going to reach the multitudes that are normally left behind, we are going to change the world!
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Dr. J. William
Dr J William holds three earned doctorates. One in Theology a second in Counseling/Psychology and a third in Naturapathy. He has been in the pastorate for over 40 years. He is a syndicated radio television personality with over two million listeners on several networks Including the Roku television and I heart radio platforms. Dr. J. William has been active in network marketing for 40 years as a trainer, executive consultant and top producer. Currently, he is the founder and director of Making A Difference Network (Madnworldwide) a faith based network of humanitarian projects around the globe. MADN helps feed, 15000 children daily in Nicaragua and helps educate over 300 in 3 schools. The network supports an orphanage and schools in Haiti. In America over 10,000 needy children have received Christmas cheer through MADN “Drummer Boy Community outreach