LaFlamme is a former AP wire service and daily newspaper reporter. He was CEO of one of the largest marketing communications companies in the western U.S., receiving numerous national advertising and public relations awards. LaFlamme has served as marketing professor at the nation's largest private university.
Morris is a former Marine infantry officer. He is a graduate of Texas A&M University and holds an advanced degree in English from San Diego State University. He lives in San Diego, California.