Encore Stories

Our encores are creating a better future
for our communities and the world.

A corporate downsizing followed by illness points her to a career in organizational coaching.

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Lynne Snead

Coarsegold, CA

A burned-out writer finds his encore working with young people on the ocean.

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Rob Laymon

San Pedro, CA

A former Intel employee revamps the job development program at a local food bank.

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Dan Hamilton

Folsom, CA

A businesswoman in her encore fights a daily battle against poverty and unemployment in Tennessee.

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Terrie Cross

Oneida, TN

A homemaker-volunteer becomes a minister and rallies churches to help reduce global warming.

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Rev. Sally Bingham

San Francisco, CA

Merged out of a job, she now helps at-risk youth, while learning new skills.

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Anne Gable

San Francisco, CA

A lawyer turned banker goes back to school, finds an encore – and his purpose.

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Thomas Cliff

Grosse Point, MI

After years in corporate start-ups, she creates one for the forgotten women of her city.

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Denise Schubert

Scottsdale, AZ

A massage therapist completes a 2-year degree to launch her encore in hospice care and healing.

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Poem Swentzell

Santa Fe, NM

An executive recruiter gets certified in Kripalu Yoga to teach veterans and the physically and emotionally disabled.

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Felice Brenner

Brookline, MA
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