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Your Second Act

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Your Second Act

A Conference Event on Friday, December 7, 2018

Reinvent – Reconstruct – Reimagine – Renew

What’s next? What will you pursue in your second act? Explore the possibilities and spark new ideas.
Inspiring speakers will share life-changing stories of overcoming adversity, new pursuits, new discoveries, and giving back.


Second Acts And Beyond: Talent Agility Is Within Everyone’s Ability

DonnaLyn Giegerich, MBA CIC RYT, is a resilient leader who is passionate about helping others improve their lives. She is an award-winning business owner and wellness expert who has transformed adversity into an opportunity to serve others. She maintains her business interests locally and travels globally as a professional speaker. DonnaLyn teaches college economics and is an entrepreneurial consultant and insurance expert for America’s Small Business Development Center.

Learn To Play, Play To Learn

Tom Zapcic, LUTC, CIC, combines pickle ball tournament play and event photography to power his second act. Tom is the president of Heritage Benefits Group LLC and partner at Couch Braunsdorf Insurance.

A Wonderful Life: Exceeding Expectations Is An Everyday Deal

Peggy Saxton, J.D., B.S., went back to law school at 50 and now applies her love of teaching and learning to her many interests, including advocating for arts education, music, practicing yoga, and serving on the Sea Bright Library Trust.

The Writing On The Wall

Robin Oratio, owner, Writing on the Wall Ads, enjoyed a
long career in fashion and fine jewelry before becoming an entrepreneur by turning a “lightbulb moment idea” into a brand new business. She is also a saxophone player and guest DJ on Brookdale’s public radio station 90.5 The Night.

Gambling For The Greater Good

Al Aloisi, owner of Alfred Aloisi Associates, is an accomplished poker player, pianist, tennis coach, fashion model, and philanthropist. 

Fee includes morning coffee and brunch
Fri, Dec 7, 9 am-1 pm
Fee & Code: $69, XPERS 286