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About Us

Next For Me was founded by Jeff Tidwell, Carole McManus and Drew Domkus and a world class group of advisors. 

We crisscross the country talking with people who are making positive career moves. Our interviews are honest conversations with people who have made it to new places in their lives and how they got there. 

Join us on our quest for what’s next.

What’s next for you?

Career Moves

We publish news and books, deliver courses, and host events to discuss career moves and what’s next.

Events

Join us in New York on October 12, 2021 for Age@Work

We have crisscrossed the country to have conversations about career moves and entrepreneurship. We have filled conference rooms and held intimate conversations around a dining table. 

If you’d like to attend or host an event contact us using the form below.

Past Events

News

With hundreds of original articles, Next For Me News has chronicled the changing notions about what a career can be in today’s rapidly evolving workplace.

We publish podcasts, videos and a new interview series on Instagram.

We’re on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.

Our work has been applauded by leaders in the future of work. Press

For marketers

The Next For Me Consumer Community informs our understanding of an evolving workforce. We offer custom research, trends reporting, workshops and sponsored presence at Next For Me events. Find out more.

Founder, CEO Next For Me was co-founded by Jeff Tidwell in 2017 to help people take career transitions in stride. He is the co-author of “Next For Me: A Guide To Change For Everybody.“ He began his career with newspapers and then moved online where he has worked in Silicon Valley and New York overseeing online communities and user experience for E*TRADE, WebMD, Oncology.com, and many startups. He has been a featured speaker at TechInclusion, Boomer Business Summit, a guest on career podcasts, and was the author of Forbes’ “Chronicles of a 50+ Entrepreneur.”

Jeff Tidwell

Founder, CEO

Next For Me was co-founded by Jeff Tidwell in 2017 to help people take career transitions in stride. He is the co-author of “Next For Me: A Guide To Change For Everybody.“

He began his career with newspapers and then moved online where he has worked in Silicon Valley and New York overseeing online communities and user experience for E*TRADE, WebMD, Oncology.com, and many startups.

He has been a featured speaker at TechInclusion, Boomer Business Summit, a guest on career podcasts, and was the author of Forbes’ “Chronicles of a 50+ Entrepreneur.”
Founder, Editor in Chief Carole is a marketing and social media strategist with a history of building some of the most successful online communities on the Web, including Yahoo! and BabyCenter. Her former clients include Frito-Lay, Del Monte, Johnson & Johnson, E*TRADE, HBO.com, Edmunds.com, and Oncology.com. She’s Executive Producer and Director of Marketing for CatCon and on the Board of Directors of the WELL, which Wired magazine called “the world’s most influential online community”. She is the co-author with Jeff of “Next For Me: A Guide to Change for Everybody“. Carole and Jeff have worked together for over 20 years.

Carole McManus

Founder, Editor in Chief

Carole is a marketing and social media strategist with a history of building some of the most successful online communities on the Web, including Yahoo! and BabyCenter. Her former clients include Frito-Lay, Del Monte, Johnson & Johnson, E*TRADE, HBO.com, Edmunds.com, and Oncology.com. She’s Executive Producer and Director of Marketing for CatCon and on the Board of Directors of the WELL, which Wired magazine called “the world’s most influential online community”.

She is the co-author with Jeff of “Next For Me: A Guide to Change for Everybody“. Carole and Jeff have worked together for over 20 years.
Founder, Media Director Drew is a celebrated pioneer in the birth of podcasting in 2004. Along with his wife, their continuous broadcasts of “The Dawn and Drew Show” continues today with over 1,000 shows. Drew is an expert in WordPress implementations and as a media producer of audio and video. Drew also owns “Old Dude Skate Co.” with a line of skateboards and branded gear and an accompanying podcast “Skatosis”. Drew and Jeff have worked together for over 15 years.

Drew Domkus

Founder, Media Director

Drew is a celebrated pioneer in the birth of podcasting in 2004. Along with his wife, their continuous broadcasts of “The Dawn and Drew Show” continues today with over 1,000 shows. Drew is an expert in WordPress implementations and as a media producer of audio and video. Drew also owns “Old Dude Skate Co.” with a line of skateboards and branded gear and an accompanying podcast “Skatosis”.

Drew and Jeff have worked together for over 15 years.
Advisor CEO at MOCA+, former CEO DWELL

Michela O'Connor Abrams

Advisor

CEO at MOCA+, former CEO DWELL
Advisor Roy Burstin is an Entrepreneur in Residence at Upfront Ventures. He was the founder and CEO of mîtu Networks.

Roy Burstin

Advisor

Roy Burstin is an Entrepreneur in Residence at Upfront Ventures. He was the founder and CEO of mîtu Networks.
Advisor Author, Founder Modern Elder Academy, Head of Hospitality and Strategy Airbnb, Founder Joie de Vivre Hospitality, Boards: Glide Memorial Church, Esalen, Burning Man Foundation, Encore.org,

Chip Conley

Advisor

Author, Founder Modern Elder Academy, Head of Hospitality and Strategy Airbnb, Founder Joie de Vivre Hospitality, Boards: Glide Memorial Church, Esalen, Burning Man Foundation, Encore.org,
Senior Advisor Marketing and Product Advisor & CMO: Cadence 13, EVEN, mîtu, Lightt, Twitter, Greenroad, Lending Club, MarketTools, E*TRADE

Pam Kramer

Senior Advisor

Marketing and Product Advisor & CMO: Cadence 13, EVEN, mîtu, Lightt, Twitter, Greenroad, Lending Club, MarketTools, E*TRADE
Senior Advisor CIO Federal Chief Information Officer (CIO) and administrator of the Office of Electronic Government at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), President Everyday Health, SVP WebMD, COO Oncology.com

Clare Martorana

Senior Advisor

CIO Federal Chief Information Officer (CIO) and administrator of the Office of Electronic Government at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), President Everyday Health, SVP WebMD, COO Oncology.com
Advisor Author and Columnist, Sr. Advisor Brunswick, Editorial and Media at Twitter and Google.

Karen Wickre

Advisor

Author and Columnist, Sr. Advisor Brunswick, Editorial and Media at Twitter and Google.
Advisor CTO mîtu, Airbnb, Lightt, Yahoo. Founder, CTO me.com

Alex Mostoufi

Advisor

CTO mîtu, Airbnb, Lightt, Yahoo. Founder, CTO me.com
Advisor Partner at Boxaplex, Founder Orbiterra (exit to Google), Setster, Wazala.

Firas Bushnaq

Advisor

Partner at Boxaplex, Founder Orbiterra (exit to Google), Setster, Wazala.

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Investors

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Marketers and HR Professionals

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Interviews

We interview interesting people who’ve made it to the next chapter in their careers. What’s your story?