Joel Soper grew up in Livonia, Michigan, the youngest of four siblings. After graduating from Western Michigan University he moved to San Diego, California. For nearly three decades Joel has run some of the most successful residential landscaping businesses across Southern California. He currently lives in Los Angeles.

Philip Wyeth is the author of seven novels and also has extensive experience as a copywriter and editor. Originally from Northern Virginia, he has called Los Angeles home for over twenty years. He’s a film aficionado and enjoys playing golf in his free time. His website is philipwyeth.com.