Richard Brooks spends his time in retirement shedding light on his area of expertise – the hospitality industry – to professionals who are just getting started in the field. He volunteers through SCORE, an organization which aims to assist people in starting and growing businesses.
“My interests are volunteering for SCORE, primarily,” Brooks said. “I put in about anywhere between 25 and 30 hours a week on that, and what that really boils down to is passing forward the business knowledge that I’ve accumulated over the years to people who want to either start their own businesses or have businesses and need help.”
Brooks said he’d known about SCORE for several years prior to starting his volunteer work there, he said. While he was planning his retirement, SCORE was on the list of organizations he planned to check out when deciding where he’d spend his time volunteering.
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