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Bob Epperly, author of Growing Up After Fifty: From Exxon Executive to Spiritual Seeker from Human Sun Media, worked in management at Exxon Research and Engineering Co. for more than 20 years, finally becoming a general manager, and later CEO of a startup company.

Having spent much of his professional life creating win-win environments for employees and employers and co-authoring a book entitled, Interactive Career Development: Integrating Employer and Employee Goals, he continues to focus on approaches to life that unite rather than divide. During the last 30 years, he has made spiritual self-realization, psychological integration, and family his top priorities.

Epperly and his wife, Sarah, live in Pleasanton, Calif., and have three grown children and four grandchildren.

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