Our Team

The Success Project is proud to partner with these amazing leaders as we create the most unique and transformational experiences possible.

jan_rutherfordJan Rutherford entered the U.S. Army at age 17, and spent six years in Special Forces (Green Berets) as a medic and “A” team executive officer, and three years as a military intelligence officer. He has over 25 years of executive business experience, and is now a keynote speaker, facilitator, coach, college instructor, and author of “The Littlest Green Beret: On Self-reliant Leadership.”  www.selfreliantleadership.com
Vince_SteveWe are partnering with Vince Anderson and Steve House from Skyward Mountaineering to lead the technical aspects of the Crucible expedition.  Two of the top climbers in the world, Steve and Vince are Internationally Certified (IFMGA) Mountain Guides and lead their clients on epic adventures all over the world.  In 2005, Vince and Steve successfully climbed the Central Pillar of the Rupal Face on Nanga Parbat.  (Read about it here).  This entailed over 13,500′ of vertical mixed snow and rock climbing up to 26,000′ and won them the Piolet d’Or award for the greatest alpine climb for the year.  Vince has been an instructor for the American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA) since 2003.    www.skywardmountaineering.com
Joe_Grant_Kolob_CanyonJoe Grant is our running coach for Project:Unknown and one of today’s top ultra trail runners and a regular at Hardrock 100 (considered to be the toughest trail 100 in the US). Joe’s accomplishments include a Trans-America self- supported bike trip, Top 20 at UTMB, 2nd Place at the 350 mile Iditarod Ultramarathon (6 days in sub-zero Alaskan uwilderness), 2nd Place at Hardrock, and many other incredible finishes. Joe’s zen-like approach toward running helps his clients to enjoy the adventure of the trails as they prepare their bodies for the rigors of their event.  He’s also an all around great dude.   Check out Joe’s website at www.alpine-works.com.