Don is the founder and principal of SeniorTechClub.com,
the online club that helps older adults stay connected and engaged by learning, sharing, and exploring technology. Don could be a SHIFT poster child with his encore experience. After 35 years working as an IT leader and manager, trainer, data analyst, and developer, his position was terminated in 2017 due to a corporate acquisition. He learned about SHIFT during his outplacement exploration.
TheSeniorTechClub.com continues to be a work in progress with a mission to help older adults be active lifelong learners. Don started his professional career as a school band director, discovered personal computers in the early ’80s, and never looked back. He traveled the country teaching IT professionals, started two companies, and led corporate IT teams. He has a BS from the University of Minnesota and an MBA from the University of St. Thomas. He lives in St Anthony, MN.