Antoinette has always had a passion for seniors and for writing. In 1999, she and her husband, John developed the concept of connecting seniors and adult children with local resources through publications and on-line communications. Antoinette has lived in Austin most of her life, and graduated from the University of Texas with a degree in Management. She worked for 13 years in customer service in both the public sector and in healthcare. In addition to her work with the guides and website, Antoinette leads two networking groups in Austin and one group in San Antonio for those in the senior and healthcare industry. She served on the board of Austin Groups for the Elderly from 2004 to 2010 and was president of the board from 2008-2010. Antoinette is presently serving on the advisory committee for the Austin Mayor’s Task Force on Aging. Both Antoinette and John were selected as presenters at the 2012 American Society on Aging Conference in Washington, DC. Antoinette is a certified speaker and trainer with the John Maxwell Team, and trains individuals and teams on how to reach their highest potential. Antoinette’s passions are journaling, travel and public speaking.