Tom Scanlan

Tom Scanlan

The Encore Fellowship gave me a rich experience working for a nonprofit and opened my eyes to the vast nonprofit community and network of supporting businesses and services. I met many great people dedicated to their respective causes. Prior to my Encore Fellowship I...
Sue Weston

Sue Weston

At the time I had no idea what nonprofits were all about from a leadership/governance perspective. Being an Encore Fellow at the Center for Employment (CEO) exceeded my expectations. It allowed me to recognize the value of my knowledge, and experience. I helped to...
Greg Burnett

Greg Burnett

Motivation I’ve always volunteered with organizations, different agencies within the community, but I wanted to do more. I wanted to be dedicated to a specific cause or initiative, and the Encore Fellowship program was the perfect avenue. Assignments I worked on...
Linda Lazor

Linda Lazor

Motivation I had been working for over 30 years in the tech industry when I started volunteering with middle school students in the low-income community of East Palo Alto. As part of that volunteer experience, I got to know the students and the families and discovered...
David Pfeifer

David Pfeifer

David started his career as a process engineer in a semiconductor wafer fab and since then has held a variety of roles including business investor, CEO, CFO, SVP Sales, and consultant. He has experience in a diverse range of industries including e-commerce, digital...