Ex-Execs Find a New Mission

Retired executives put their skills and expertise to good use by helping nonprofit groups.

EDITOR'S NOTE: This article was originally published in the November 2007 issue of Kiplinger's Retirement Report. To subscribe, click here.

You would think that after three decades of writing reports and attending an endless number of meetings that Paul Doucette would have had his fill of these business chores. Not so. After doffing his corporate hat in 1997, Doucette, then 50, started a consulting firm. Three years later, he became a volunteer consultant to nonprofit agencies, applying his corporate experience in a different kind of workplace.

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Contributing Writer, Kiplinger's Retirement Report