MART Founder and CEO Roy Richards is an author, coach, consultant, motivational speaker and acclaimed Internet radio host. His dual mission is to reawaken midlife personal joy, passion for life and sense of purpose and to re-energize the businesses, charities and social clubs where you work, volunteer and play.

A former corporate executive and thriving small business owner, Roy "awakened" in the year 2000 to discover the pathway to a joyful, stress-free second half; flourishing daily through inspiration, purpose, service to others and a routinely optimistic outlook on present and future.

Roy wants to bring you along! Through two motivational books, popular blog, personal coaching and his Internet radio program Middle Age Can Be Your Best Age, Roy spreads his message of midlife renewal far and wide.

A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Carleton College with an MBA from the University of Chicago, Roy and wife Gloria reside in suburban Des Moines, Iowa. They are proud parents of grown son Geoffrey and late daughter Kristen, a former Navy pilot.