Joel OhmanJoel Ohman lives in Tampa, FL with his wife Angela and their three kids. His writing companion is Caesar, a slightly overweight Bull Mastiff who loves to eat the tops off of strawberries.

Joel is the author of the #1 bestselling Meritropolis series—“The Hunger Games meets The Village with a young Jack Reacher as a protagonist”.

Joel is a serial entrepreneur and author with a number of prior tech company exits. He is the CEO of a private equity backed digital media company, and has led the company to 5x EBITDA growth. He has been on the buy-side and sell-side of over 30 M&A transactions throughout his career. He is a Christian, CFP®, author, and serial entrepreneur who loves creating new things, whether books or businesses.

He is the founder of a number of web startups and currently serves as the CEO of, a private equity backed digital media company in insuretech performance marketing, the co-founder and CEO of a B2B SaaS software company,, and has also previously served as the founder and resident CFP® of a national insurance agency and other insuretech related startups.

He has an undergraduate degree in Business from Clearwater Christian College, an MBA from the University of South Florida and a Master’s of Divinity from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He loves the city of Tampa and is heavily involved in the community: he serves on the board of the Tampa Bay Fellowship of Christian Athletes, as a trustee and Chairman of the Idlewild Foundation, and is a deacon, missions trip leader, and Finance Committee member at Idlewild Baptist Church.

Some of his current companies and projects include: – We are a B2B SaaS company with a fast-growing fintech payments platform for fitness businesses. We offer cloud-based fitness business management software on the web, iOS, and Android. – We are a PE-backed digital media and performance marketing insurtech brand marketplace.

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Joel has written for and been mentioned in many different online and print publications including,,,,, Forbes,, the LA Times,, Reader’s Digest,, USA Today, U.S. News & World Report,, Yahoo Finance, and many more as an expert source so don’t hesitate to contact him if you need a quick response for an article or project you are working on.

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