A significant effort is required to maintain the Boomerbaggage site and provide our community with ideas and resources they can use. The folks on the Boomerbaggage team include not only our writers, but also editors, social media strategists, financial and investment advisors, certified public accountants, an attorney and a nurse.
Get to know some of the Boomerbaggage Team and learn about their experience, skills and hobbies.
Rich, Co-Founder, retired from his day job in 2011. Rich’s contributions to Boomerbaggage include writing, locating professional writers, identifying stories of interest and ensuring Boomerbaggage Resources meet the needs of our community. When Rich is not working on or thinking about Boomerbaggage, he visits with family (including his new grandchildren) and friends, volunteers at charitable organizations and performs other board activities. Rich can be reached at [email protected]
Glenna, Co-Founder, contributes to our site as a writer, a nurse and bookkeeper. Glenna retired from her day job in 2011, traveled for a year and now works part time as a volunteer treasurer, a member of the Boomerbaggage Team and a June 2013-2016 Grandmother. You can reach Glenna on Twitter @glennagrant86.
Amy Chick is a freelance writer and graphic designer with nearly ten years of experience in marketing and communications. She enjoys cooking gourmet dinners, traveling as often as possible and finding new outlets for her endless creative energy. Amy’s contributions to Boomerbaggage are based on her family experience with multi-generational parenting. You can find her on Twitter @heyamychick.
Jim Hagedorn writes articles on investment-related matters as well as our Monday AM Update. Jim is the Managing Partner of Chicago Partners Investment Group (CP). CP is a comprehensive, independent and objective advisory firm that provides financial consulting services on more than $600 million of investment assets from individuals, families and endowments. You can reach Jim at [email protected]
Tami Kamin Meyer
Tami Kamin Meyer is an attorney licensed to practice law in both the Southern and Northern Districts of Ohio as well as the U.S. Supreme Court. In addition, she is an oft-published freelance writer about law, business, marketing, travel and health. Her bylinehas appeared in Better Homes and Gardens, The Rotarian, Corporate Secretary, Plaintiff Magazine, GC Mid-Atlantic, Ohio Lawyers Weekly, Ohio Lawyer and Ohio Magazine. She’s also Of Counsel for the Consumer Attorneys of America, representing clients throughout the state of Ohio. When she has a free moment, Tami plays tennis, acts as vice president of her son’s high school PTO and cares for her three dogs. You can reach her at [email protected]
As an editor for Boomerbaggage, Betsy Mikel’s mission is to make every sentence the best it can be. At any given moment, you’ll find her writing words, reading them or speaking them in French. You can reach Betsy on Twitter @betsym or betsymikel.com.
Alex is a writer and social media strategist who handles all things social for Boomerbaggage. She navigates the world of digital content while also feeding her travel addiction and stumbling around the world itself. If you can’t find her around the globe, you can certainly find her on Twitter @sheehanniganz.
Dana Sitar is a blogger, author and consultant. She shares resources, tips and tools for budding writers through the DIY Writing community blog at WritersBucketList.com and helps creative entrepreneurs build communities around their brand through artisanal content creation. Dana believes everyone deserves to do the work they love and be loved for the work they do, even in retirement!
At Boomerbaggage, she shares resources and advice to help Boomers and retirees re-discover their best work and live lives they’re passionate about. You can get in touch with Dana and learn more about the DIY Writing community through WritersBucketList.com and on Twitter @danasitar
Russ is a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst and fee-only financial advisor based in Atlanta, Georgia. He has provided personal financial advice to individuals and families for 20 years. His focus is on serving women, especially Baby Boomer widows and divorcees. When he’s not helping clients make the most of their one shot at life, Russ enjoys spending time with his wife, Elizabeth, and their two rescue dogs, Abby and Gracie. You can learn more about Russ and the work he does at WealthcareForWomen.com. You can also find him on Google+.