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 host events to discuss career moves and what’s next.

Live Events

We crisscross the country to have conversations about career changes. We have filled conference rooms and held intimate conversations around a dining table. It’s a great way to connect with people who are thinking about these things too.

If you’d like to attend or host an event contact us at 213-536-7961.

Upcoming 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 coming to 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, and sponsored presence at Next For Me events. Find out more.

Founder, CEO
Next For Me was founded by Jeff Tidwell in 2017 to help people take career transitions in their stride. 

He began his career with alternative 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, MarketTools, Chirp Interactive and many startups. 

He has been a featured speaker at TechInclusion, Boomer Business Summit and is the author of Forbes' “Chronicles of a 50  Entrepreneur”, and a guest on career podcasts. He is the co-author of “Next For Me: A Guide to Startups for Dreamers“.

Jeff Tidwell

Founder, CEO

Next For Me was founded by Jeff Tidwell in 2017 to help people take career transitions in their stride.

He began his career with alternative 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, MarketTools, Chirp Interactive and many startups.

He has been a featured speaker at TechInclusion, Boomer Business Summit and is the author of Forbes’ “Chronicles of a 50+ Entrepreneur”, and a guest on career podcasts. He is the co-author of “Next For Me: A Guide to Startups for Dreamers“.
Founder, Editor in Chief 
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

Carole McManus

Founder, Editor in Chief

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 Director of Digital 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 Startups for Dreamers“. 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

Pam Kramer

Senior Advisor

Marketing and Product Advisor & CMO: Cadence 13, EVEN, mîtu, Lightt, Twitter, Greenroad, Lending Club, MarketTools, E*TRADE
Advisor 
CIO U.S. Office of Personnel Management, Digital Service Expert United States Digital Service, President Everyday Health, SVP WebMD, COO Oncology.com

Clare Martorana

Advisor

CIO U.S. Office of Personnel Management, Digital Service Expert United States Digital Service, 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

If you are interested in understanding tomorrow’s workforce we offer research and partnering opportunities.

Interviews

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