Sincere gratitude I offer to:

In the Theravada tradition:
Christopher Titmuss
Jack Kornfield
Joseph Goldstein
Thanissaro Bhikkhu
Bhikkhu Bodhi
Bhikkhu Analayo

...and then there's
Jon Kabat Zinn
Leigh Brasington
Shinzen Young
Stephen Batchelor
Mu Soeng
Andrew Olendzki
John Peacocke

Over the years
Thich Nhat Hanh
The Dalai Lama
Pema Chodron
Shunryu Suzuki
Ken Wilbur
Eckhart Tolle
Joseph Campbell
Sogyal Rinpoche
Miles Neale

Early on
Anthony DeMello
Ram Dass
Alan Watts
Carlos Castenada/Don Juan

The heavy hitters
Ramana Maharshi
Nisargadatta Maharaj
Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche
Lao Tzu

The poets
Gary Snyder
(& many others)

And most of all
Siddhatta Gotama, The Buddha

3 Bows to All

Kerry Alan Rasp
Kerry Rasp is a meditation teacher,  MBSR facilitator and life coach. He completed his training in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) with Jon Kabat-Zinn at the Umass Medical Center in 2000 and at Coach U in 2001.
Kerry has been practicing meditation, primarily in the Theravada tradition for over 20 years and his teachers include Joseph Goldstein, Christopher Titmuss, Jack Kornfield, Stephen Batchelor, Bhikkhu Bodhi and Thanissaro Bhikkhu.
He is on staff at Summit Psychological Services, a psychotherapy practice in New Jersey, teaches meditation at Montclair State University and is a co-founder of the Montclair Center of Spiritual Practice.
He regularly leads meditation groups throughout the NY/NJ metro area, and workshops to a variety of companies and organizations. He also enjoys traveling around the country sharing the experience of mindfulness wherever he goes.
Those who most benefit from his training include young adults, parents, caregivers, entrepreneurs, are in transition, stressed out, in chronic pain or anyone seeking to live a clear minded, simple and fulfilling life.