Retirement Options, a division of Career Partners International, is the leader in retirement coach certification and retirement readiness assessments. As part of the largest global network of retirement coaches, all coaches certified through Retirement Options receive ongoing professional development and support using the Retirement Success Profileand LifeOptions Profile, our proprietary retirement readiness assessments. Our team stands ready to assist you.

Corine Neal, Director of Operations, Retirement Options

From coordinating the certification courses to supporting certified coaches, Corine manages every aspect of the operations of Retirement Options to ensure coaches’ success in both the certification process and the use of the retirement readiness assessments. Her previous experience as a Director of Client Services and Technology for a Chicago based talent management firm included managing sales operations and technology infrastructure for multiple locations and staff, training, and coordinating career transition services. She is the key contact for all inquiries about the certification course and retirement planning assessments. Contact at

Joanne Waldman, PCC, BCC, LPC, Director of Training, Retirement Options

Joanne leads the webinar certification courses and facilitates the monthly professional development webinars for Retirement Options Certified Coaches. Joanne possesses more than 30 years’ experience in career management including career development, coaching and retirement. She has an extensive background as a webinar leader with the International Coach Academy, Coaching Cognition and for the past 14 years with Retirement Options. Joanne is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a nationally certified Gerontological Counselor. She is a Professional Certified Coach through the International Coach Federation, a Board Certified Coach through the Center for Credentialing and Education, and a Master Career Counselor through the National Career Development Association. Joanne is a co-author of Remarkable and Real-Remarkable Questions, Real Possibilities for the Second Half of Life and Out of the Box Retirement: Creative Ideas, Role Models, and New Possibilities.


Jayne Mattson, Certification Trainer, Retirement Options

Jayne is a Career Management Consultant, Retirement Options Certified Coach & Trainer, and Author with extensive experience in the corporate and private sectors of business. An accomplished facilitator, trainer, and coach. She is a frequent contributor and writer for Career Builder, Monster, CIO,, and other career sites, as well as print publications, including The Wall Street Journal and Wall Street Journal. Jayne recently authored and published a book titled “You, You, Me, You, The Art of Talking to People, Networking and Building Relationships”. She holds a Master’s of Management from Leslie University, a Bachelor’s in Human Resources from Northeastern University and has a certification from Dale Carnegie based on the principles of the well-known relationship building book, “How to Win Friends and Influence People”.

Sue Rowley, Executive Vice President, Corporate Services and Global Technology

Sue supports the organization’s business strategies to effectively design and deliver technology solutions to meet the organization’s internal and external needs. She leads all initiatives related to our technology platform and all third-party resources.



To learn more about the Retirement Options Certification Course, take a look at the certification process and course outline or contact us for more information.