Ron L. Deal is founder of Smart Stepfamilies (TM), director
of FamilyLife Blended (R) for FamilyLife (R), the author of
numerous books on stepfamily living including the bestselling
The Smart Stepfamily, and consulting editor for the Smart
Stepfamily Series of books. Ron is a licensed marriage and family
therapist and popular speaker. He and his wife, Nan, have three
sons and live in Little Rock, Arkansas. Find resources at
Greg Pettys, CLU, ChFC, CFP, has thirty-four years of specialized experience in securities and life insurance sales and services. Ron has known Greg for twenty years, and Greg speaks regularly at Ron's Smart Stepfamily events.
David O. Edwards is an estate planning and elder law attorney based in Springfield, Illinois. David speaks regularly at Ron's Smart Stepfamily events.