STORIES 2017-11-20T16:16:38+00:00

SUCCESS TO SIGNIFICANCE STORIES

Explore stories of people who have found a whole new beginning:  the richest and most meaning-filled season of all.

Stayed in the Marketplace
Started Something New
Joined Another Organization

Stayed In The Marketplace

Helping Women Succeed in the Trucking Industry

Ellen Voie founded the Women In Trucking Association in 2007 to promote the employment of women in the trucking industry…

Bringing Faith to Higher Education

David, who now is director of the Princeton University Faith and Work Initiative, sees teaching as the perfect second-half platform…

Giving The World a Smile

He didn’t have to leave his practice or move to a poor country…dentistry became a powerful launching pad for serving others…

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Pictures Saving Orphans

A picture can indeed speak a thousand words, but for Kenneth, it was the words on a poster featuring a young Chinese girl that spoke to his very soul…

Vision for Africa

Dr. Colette Cozean is building a portfolio of passions into her second half.  One big, audacious goal is to help establish quality health-care centers within walking distance of every person in Kenya.

Putting It All Together

“The bottom line is a number, but we are making a difference in the second half in changing lives and seeing a real impact there…”

Started Something New

Pharmaceuticals For the Rest of the World

Scott Boyer spent 27 years working in the pharmaceutical business and was familiar with the sales of products in all areas of the world…

Women of Faith at Work

Diane went from the COO of a Fortune 500 company and a crumbling personal life, to founding 4word Women…

Life-Sustaining Nutrition to Children in the Developing World

Chris left Motorola and became CEO of OneEgg, which provides eggs to schoolchildren in Rwanda, Haiti, Nicaragua, Morocco…

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Serving Orphans and Widows

JT’s second half has become the life of “impact and adventure” leading an organization serving both widows and orphans.

Recruiting For Kingdom Impact

From a leading executive recruiter to founding a top-level management recruiting and talent placement to the faith-based, non-profit community.

Hope and New Purpose for Veterans

Using his own expertise as a veteran to encourage and equip veterans with a second half calling and support to carry it out.

Joined Another Organization

Diversifying The Nonprofit World

Before becoming the COO at World Vision, Edgar was the Vice President of Global Feminine Care at Procter & Gamble Company,the world’s largest consumer packaged-goods company.

Rocking Babies in the Inner City Hospital

Sandy Griffith’s second half joy is rocking and feeding babies in the inner city, and providing support to young moms in high-risk situations

Strategic Help for Haiti

John Leffin was a Partner for global consulting firm, Accenture. Then, right at the peak of his success, he hit the season of halftime and began wrestling with the question, “Is this all there is?” in his desire to make a greater impact on the world.

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Financial Expertise to Fuel Sharing the Gospel

From CFO of Cinemark Theatres to CFO of YoungLife Ministries, Jeff Stedman is helping bring financial expertise that fuels sharing the gospel.

Trading Up for a Greater Mission

After 23 years in executive roles with three of Wall Street’s largest financial firms, Dean decided to make the leap to the nonprofit sector to live out his second half calling.

Work Life Balance

Applying her marketplace expertise to a family and marriage ministry, while also creating margin for her own family.