Q. What was your primary career and what did you love about it?
A. I was a CPA and ultimately a CFO for most of my career. I really loved the management and leadership components of my career. I enjoyed helping others maximize their skills and capabilities. I still mentor and coach a number of former colleagues.
A. When I retired, I knew I had more to give. Besides mentoring and coaching, I do volunteer work with the Salvation Army and other non-profits that work with veterans. Additionally, I am marketing and selling a profit improvement consulting process and helping others start or grow a new business.
Q. What inspires you and why?
A. I am motivated to give or help others because I was helped by others during my successful career.
Q. How does your unique set of experiences make a difference for the community in your work now?
A. I am very flexible and open to try anything. I like to challenge the status quo and change things for the better.
Q. What’s your advice for boomers who are about to launch their own “second act”?
A. Be open to anything or pursue something you have never done before but would like to do.