A native of Oneida County, New York, Mark Divine served in the U.S. Navy SEALs for 20 years, retiring as a commander in 2011. As the founder of SEALFIT, NavySEALs.com and Unbeatable Mind, he has coached thousands of Navy SEAL and other Special Ops candidates to succeed in the most demanding military training programs in the world, with a success rate near 90 percent.
In the Unbeatable Mind Academy (www.unbeatablemind.com), Mark trains the public in the eight Way of the SEAL principles. This personal and leadership development program combines Western and Eastern practices, both ancient and modern, into one of the most effective training program in the world for warriors, athletes, professionals, and leaders from all walks of life. An MBA from New York University's Leonard N. Stern Business School, Mark has built and run six multimillion dollar business ventures. He also holds several black belts and teaches Kokoro yoga and self-defense. The author of 8 Weeks to SEALFIT, Unbeatable Mind, and Kokoro Yoga, he lives in Encinitas, California with his wife Sandy and son Devon, where they can be found training and growing with their team. Allyson Edelhertz Machate (allymachate.com) is a Phi Beta Kappa member and the founder of The Writer's Ally, an award-winning business that offers expert writing and editorial services to business professionals, publishers, agents, and authors. A New York native, she leads a team of content professionals from her home near Baltimore, Maryland.