Josiane Peluso the Director of Sales and Marketing for a New York Medicare company. Since joining the company eight years ago as a Health Education Specialist, Josiane has gradually worked her way up the corporate ladder.
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With a type “A” personality coupled with a passion for life, a need for adventure, and a consistent call for a new adrenalin rush, Carl Guidice and his wife travel the world in search of new escapades. Carl stretches the imagination for what a semi-retired gentleman, with seemingly limitless wealth, should truly look like.
Scott Hall grew up in Northern Virginia after his family moved from New York when he was 5 years old. After graduating from the College of William and Mary in Virginia, he spent several years living in South Florida prior to moving back to the Washington, DC area. He and has family have resided in the Ellicott City, MD since 2005 and the Baltimore area since 1997. He has spent the majority of his professional career in retail operations, with the last few years spent working in the personal mobility space.
Martin Kuuskne is an Emergency Room Doctor who works at Brampton Civic Hospital. As soon as he starts speaking about his job, it’s easy to hear the passion he has for his profession and helping others in his voice. But it wasn’t always about science and medicine. When choosing what to study in university, he had to decide between performance piano or the sciences. While it is difficult to think of a more drastic dichotomy, it is clear that his artistic and scientific sides both influence and complement each other. Eventually, Martin made the decision to pursue his studies at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, where he completed a Bachelor of Health Sciences. Ever the keener, he was accepted to the Michael G. Degroote School of Medicine at McMaster University in his third undergraduate year and entered medical school as one of the youngest in his cohort. He then completed his residency at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, in Emergency medicine. During his residency he completed a fellowship in Medical Education and Simulation.
For over 30 years Teresa Wolande worked as a high-level executive in the insurance industry. She traveled internationally for business with fortune 500 companies. Currently, in her retirement, she is working on projects that are more philanthropic, as her desire is to give back. Her focus is on a networking forum to collaborate with other benevolent executive-level women who have eased into retirement and struggle to find a direction for a new sense of purpose. The forum is a safe place to go to discuss business issues with an aligned peer-group. The group aims to rethink life as a retiree, going forward in a meaningful way.
As a Regional Sales Manager, Isbert Bermudez travels between the United States and Latin America. He works with the automotive industry for an integrated technology company. Originally from Caracas, Venezuela, he now lives in Orange County, California.
Yellows and Greens are not often colors associated with a generation obsessed with the very notion of Black and White; colors that have been redefined radically as a movement and a culture. Caitlin Craig Lawrence, like generations before her, introduces a new wave of artists. Renaissance men and women redefining fashion as a means, presenting themselves as makers; revolutionaries to a system of ideals.
Doctor Jim Gray is a native of Meridian, Mississippi. He is one of the leading Diagnostic Radiologists in the country. Years after graduation from Northeastern Ohio University he continues to be a member of the American Board of Radiology.
Todd Walls grew up as an outdoorsy kid in Jeffersontown, Kentucky, where he played a lot of baseball and basketball. An all-star pitcher and shortstop, Todd led his team to a state tournament appearance before graduating from Portland Christian School in 1986, where he was also a forward on the basketball team. He first went to Western Kentucky University for a year before transferring to the University of Louisville, where he received a bachelor’s degree in police administration in 1992. Todd Walls worked his way through college loading containers and trucks at UPS on the overnight shift.
Taking retirement to a new vivacious energy level, Dr. Thomas V. Taylor pursues his passion for music and singing as a tenor with the Choral Society of Performing Arts. As a musician, he plays the guitar as a challenge to elevate his playing competencies to optimal performance levels. As an author, he has published ten books. Dr. Thomas Taylor’s latest book is being prepared for launch by his publisher. The book is the study of individuals who are predisposed to life longevity. His book identifies individual factors for a healthy lifestyle. These are only a few activities that bring pleasure to Dr. Taylor’s retirement days.