Director of Training for Retirement Options to Speak at the Refire Don’t Retire Summit

Chapel Hill, NC (PRWEB) November 26, 2013

Joanne Waldman, the Director of Training for Retirement Options, the world’s leading provider of retirement coach certification and assessments, will join a star-studded lineup of life planning experts at the Refire Don’t Retire Summit. The summit will provide attendees with strategies for designing a “Golden Years Blueprint” to live a purposeful and fulfilling second act.

Waldman has more than 30 years experience in the career transition field encompassing career development, coaching, counseling, relocation, and retirement planning. As Director of Training for Retirement Options, she has certified hundreds of individuals as retirement coaches who use the Retirement Success™ Profile and the Life Options™ Profile, two non-financial retirement planning assessments that aid individuals in planning for a more rewarding retirement. Certified Retirement Options Coaches have helped thousands of individuals, couples and employees of corporate clients to assess their retirement readiness and create more successful retirement plans using their assessment results as building blocks! With a directory of over 850 certified coaches around the world, Retirement Options helps individuals connect with local certified coaches to plan for and enjoy a fulfilling retirement.

Waldman’s presentation, “Going on the Re-Invention Tour – Finding Your Passion Filled Career in Retirement,” will help attendees discover:

  • How to find their passion at this time in their life
  • What five benefits they need to replace when they retire
  • What many individuals want to find from their work when they retire
  • Why understanding life meaning is so important to creating happiness
  • What five opportunities Reinvention provides

The summit is a no-cost, virtual conference hosted by Dr. Cynthia Barnett, also a Certified Retirement Options Coach. The conference will be held on December 3, 4, and 5, 2013 and additional information can be found by visiting

“We are glad to see our Certified Retirement Options Coaches hosting exciting events like this one,” shared David Hemmer, President and CEO of Career Partners International, the parent of Retirement Options. “Joanne’s vast experience in retirement readiness planning will add great value to attendees looking to define their second act.”

About Retirement Options

Founded in 1989 to help individuals focus on the critical non-financial facets of retirement planning, Retirement Options is the leading global provider of retirement coach certifications and its two retirement readiness assessments, the Retirement Success™ Profile and the Life Options™ Profile. By exploring various aspects of life impacted by retirement such as work, family, leisure, wellness, and personal development, these pre-retirement assessments enable individuals to plan for and enjoy a more fulfilling retirement. Retirement Options is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Career Partners International. Additional information can be found by visiting

About Career Partners International

Established in 1987, Career Partners International is one of the world’s largest and most successful global providers of talent management solutions. Organizations of all sizes and industries turn to Career Partners International to successfully assess, engage, develop and transition talent using the expertise of over 1600 highly experienced professionals in the areas of assessment, executive coaching, leader development and outplacement. With more than 200 offices in over 45 countries around the world, Career Partners International assures its clients have local experts with global reach in talent development, career management, executive coaching, outplacement and career transition services. Additional information can be found by visiting