Meet Our Market Consulting Team
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Entrepreneur, Guest Speaker on Radio and TV, Father, and Motivational Speaker
Knowing that what I am teaching others is literally transforming their lives financially brings me a great deal of satisfaction. I want prospective students to know that what we teach is not get rich quick – however, life is too short to get rich slow.
Lance Strauss is a U.S. Naval Academy graduate, including a Master’s Degree in Management from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School. He served his country proudly as a U.S. Navy Pilot.
Over the last 25 years, Lance has trained over 150,000 students in life-changing financial strategies. His business activities have been written up in “Inc.”, “Success”, “USA Today” and “Entrepreneur” as well as many other publications. Additionally, he has appeared as a guest on over 100 radio and television talk shows nationwide.
Lance began trading in 1996, and currently trades & teaches futures full time.
He states the following: “Knowing that what I am teaching others is literally transforming their lives financially brings me a great deal of satisfaction. I want prospective students to know that what we teach is not get rich quick – however, life is too short to get rich slow. And recently, with the virus pandemic, he feels EVERYONE and their family needs to learn skill of trading as soon as possible. Why? Because one day you are at a joyous family gathering and the next day you are on a ventilator saying goodbye to your family on Facetime.”
Lance, a California resident since leaving the Navy, has been married to his wife Betty for the last 31 years and has 2 grown children.
Entrepreneur, Guest Speaker on Radio and TV, Father, and Motivational speaker
Karl Noons is an accomplished public speaker that has been in the education industry for over 25 years. He has been a speaker at seminars that include speaking on Trading and Investment Education, Real Estate Investments, Business Coaching, Tax Liens, Legal Services, Self Empowerment (stress relief, stop smoking and weight loss). He has trained and coached clients in all aspects of trading, including Stocks, Options, Futures and Forex. Karl has help trained many people across the United States that have never traded before to learn how to become proficient traders. When he is not teaching at live events, he has a commercial finance company that he works part-time.
Karl lives in La Jolla, CA with his wife and golden retriever named, Kai Bear. He has 3 grown children and 2 grandsons. Karl enjoys golfing, working out and, he says, "A perfect day for me would be beaching it with my family, then coming back to the house to grill some dinner and have conversations with my kids and watch my grandson’s make us laugh."
Entrepreneur and mother
Robin Noons has started several businesses over the past 25 years. She has marketed entrepreneurial products that range from legal services to real estate investing. She has worked on the administrative and creative side of her businesses co-creating several television infomercials and ad campaigns for social media platforms.
She is extremely excited about getting involved with The Day Trading Tour Team for she has seen first hand the potential that day trading can financially generate (her husband is a day trader). “The Day Trading Tour is a great platform to learn how to obtain financial freedom, which is the ability to live life on your own terms”.
Entrepreneur, Guest Speaker on Radio and TV, father and motivational speaker
Rob Betsch has been a trading coach for over 5 years teaching people how to manage risk and be consistent in the futures market. He's developed programs that focus on new traders and building a foundation to be successful in trading.
Rob's prime time to trade is the Sunday Night ES open, 2 hours prior to opening bell and 2 hours after opening bell.
Prior to embracing the trader lifestyle and coach Rob was an Executive/Technical Recruiter focusing on the Technology, Financial Services and Real Estate Industries, and he ran a staffing firms for 25 years.
Rob is an avid fisherman, poker player and family man who lives in the Sierra Nevada Mountains in Northern California.
Rob is participating in the Day Trading Tour to open the eyes of folks to the opportunities that trading can give. He believes trading can provide both financial security and gaining the freedom of time.
Rob understands that to be a successful trader, one must have a foundation of position, situational awareness and risk management. In addition to his own trading, it is Rob's primary goal to teach this foundation on a daily basis.
“Distance yourself from negative people who try to lower your motivation and decrease your ambition. Create space for positive people to come into your life. Surround yourself with positive people who believe in your dreams, encourage your ideas, support your ambitions, and bring out the best in you.”
- Karl Noons
“The Day Trading Tour is a great platform to learn how to obtain financial freedom, which is the ability to live life on your own terms."
“To be a successful trader, one must have a foundation of position, situational awareness and risk management."
- Rob Betsch
Artist, Entrepreneur, Day Trader, and Father
Scott Mele is one of 33 known cases of Acquired Savant Syndrome in the World. Having a Traumatic Brain Injury in 2015, Scott woke up to having the ability to Paint Portraits near realism. This was a surprise to him since he couldn't draw a face or paint at all before the wreck. Since then he has taken up day trading and using his unique way of seeing things to look at the market.
He states that: " Finding new ways to do things is my favorite thing to do. I hope to help you find new ways to make a living, fund your retirement, or whatever it is that you are looking to do."
Scott now resides in Wilmington, NC
" Finding new ways to do things is my favorite thing to do. I hope to help you find new ways to make a living, fund your retirement, or whatever it is that you are looking to do."
- Scott Mele
Entrepreneur, Motivational Speaker, Coach, and Day Trader
Ray Bugnosen has been a career entrepreneur in multiple industries ranging from Construction to Performing Arts, and from ISO to IT - and continues to coach and consult in all.
A long time dabbler in long-term investments, Ray added day-trading to his skill set a few years ago starting as a student at a world-renowned trading academy, where he naturally got into the business of helping others become successful traders and investors, as well.
His entrepreneurial and coaching nature made him a shoe in for slipping right into student Counseling and Workshop Leading roles at the academy; and Ray is now a welcome addition to the Try Day Trading family! Ray customizes and teaches financial education as an independent contractor to all age groups from students to seniors, and is also a proud member of The Day Trading Tour.
“Boy, do I wish I knew then what I know now! I can’t change my past but I can help change other's futures - and I am making sure my kids get that full benefit early.
Luckily, it’s never too late to start changing your financial trajectory and start building a brighter future for yourself and your family.”
"You are only as young as your feel. And I believe you are never too old or too young to learn something new! Learning how to trade for myself was a life changer."
- Paulina Battaglia