Ramanya Chudatamee and Prutsanai Mahakkapong
Connecting with Gen Y – Prutsanai “Patrick” Mahakkapong and Ramanya “Joyce” Chudatamee are always on the go. “Our goal is to become Crown Ambassadors this year,” he explains.
Everywhere they go people gravitate to them, like bees to honey. Hang around long enough and you’ll get swept up in their excitement, too.
“Amway is a very strong business. We see the potential and future,” he says, pointing to a link on his Facebook® page (Patrick Wave): “AMWAY PARENT SURPASSES USD$10.9 BILLION IN SALES.”
The future is Gen Y, and Patrick and Joyce know how to connect with them.
“Social networking is great!” says Patrick, who has more than 8,900 “Likes” on his Facebook page.
The couple has a very young team, most of them under 30, including a 21-year-old Diamond. Of course, Patrick and Joyce set the bar high by being the youngest couple ever to achieve Triple Diamond (Thailand) at 33 and 30, respectively.
We have big goals and a big future because we want to help make a difference in the world. – Patrick
Fight for extraordinary!
Joyce was just 21 when she started her AMWAY business and sponsored Patrick, her boyfriend at the time. Although both had earned degrees in computer engineering, “We wanted a high standard of living,” he says, so they had started a hydroponics export business. Unfortunately, conflict with their business partner derailed their dreams.
Then Joyce’s best friend introduced her to Amway.
“As our understanding of the business grew, we became very excited,” Patrick says. “The concept of helping others really spoke to our hearts.”
That guiding principle led to the expansion of their business to the United States in 2009.
While visiting Las Vegas for Amway’s 50th anniversary celebration, Joyce noticed that “Asian immigrants worked so hard but seemed cut off from opportunities to advance.”
“She decided then and there that we needed to start a U.S. business so they could change their lives for the better,” Patrick replies.
Now, less than three years later, they’ve reached Diamond. With business partners in 15 countries and counting, the couple has turned into world-class jet-setters.
“We travel a lot, often to four or five countries a week,” he says. “Our life sometimes feels like a James Bond movie!”
It’s not just the money and the travel that make it so great, though.
“It’s a meaningful business because we have the chance to affect a lot of lives. We love urging others to fight for extraordinary!”
The average monthly Gross Income for “active” IBOs was $202.
Approximately 46% of all IBOs were active.
U.S. IBOs were considered “active” in months in 2010 when they attempted to make a retail sale, or presented the Amway IBO Compensation Plan, or received bonus money, or attended an Amway or IBO meeting. “Gross Income” means the amount received from retail sales, minus the cost of goods sold, plus monthly bonuses and cash incentives. It excludes all annual bonuses and cash incentives, and all non-cash awards. There may be significant business expenses, mostly discretionary, that may be greater in relation to income in the first years of operation.
Diamond Income Disclosure