Rancho Santa Fe, CA April 2010: The MLMIA, a respected professional organization that is a leading force in defining the Network Marketing industry - its ethics, legalities and opportunities, recently honored San Diego Entrepreneur Ray Grimm for his outstanding accomplishments and valuable contributions to the industry over the last three decades.

Grimm received the MLMIAs Best of the Best award, along with 25 individuals from around the globe, during the MLMIAs annual Conference April 22-24, 2010 in California. Nominations were chosen from 60-80 million individuals involved in Direct Sales worldwide. MLMIA Hall of Fame members narrowed the field to 150 individuals and voted on a blind ballot to select the TOP 25.

Grimm was among the following 25 winners, a virtual whos who in Network Marketing:

Jeffery Babener, Jeff Balen, Jim Britt, Tom Chenault, Marcie Cook, David Eisenstein, Kevin Grimes, Ray Grimm, Kate Johnston, Brian Klemmer, Carroll Lewis, Patrick Liew, Michael Linden, Soloman McCluster, Gerald Nehra, Rudy Revak, Stacey Rosas, Jan Ruhe, Simi Saadalla, Robin Seymour, Eileen Silva, Ted Silverberg, D. Jack Smith, Steve Tan, Tim Taylor.

Founded and managed since 1985 by highly experienced and successful Networkers, the MLMIA has developed, facilitated and nurtured strong relationships between the industry and outside influences that affect its operations, including regulatory agencies, educators, the press and the general public. MLMIA is recognized as the leading source of unbiased Network Marketing industry data and information. Industry trade and business publications such as: Money, Venture, Income Opportunity, Business Start-Ups, Entrepreneur, Working Woman, Gentlemen's Quarterly, Success, The London Times.

Ray Grimm was a founding board member of the MLMIA 25 years ago and continues to be an active Board Member today. Ray Grimm is a veteran entrepreneur with more than a quarter century experience building some of the top nutritional and weight loss companies in the country, successfully launching three multi-million dollar companies that all exceeded $50 million in sales within their first five years. His vision, leadership and unique formula for success have benefited the physical and financial health of thousands. In addition to being established entrepreneur, Ray and his wife, Daran, continue to be deeply committed to their 25 years of philanthropic work with Childhelp and the many abused and neglected children it has served during the last 50 years.

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