About Dave DesRochers
Byline BIO: PATH2™ Vice President and Partner Dave DesRochers has a gift for connecting with people and building mutually beneficial relationships. A former pro football player for the Seattle Seahawks and an exceptional public speaker, Dave shares lessons from life and work with students, community groups, people in career transition, veterans, HR teams, recruiters, nonprofits, and business leaders. For more information, visit www.PATH2.net.
Broadcast BIO: Our guest today is former Seattle Seahawks pro football player Dave DesRochers (say duh ROW-sher). These days, Dave serves as vice president of PATH2, a company that is on a mission to help people choose a career they’ll be great at and enjoy. Welcome to the program, Dave.
Full BIO: PATH2™ Vice President and Partner Dave DesRochers thrives on connecting with people and finding ways to be of service. He leads the business development and sales teams at PATH2. He’s also an exceptional public speaker. He shares inspiring lessons from his own life — and from PATH2 — with students, veterans, community groups, and business leaders.
Dave took a winding path to the organization: After lettering in football and basketball at San Diego State University, he played pro football for the Seattle Seahawks (NFL) and Montreal Machine (WLAF). Following a brief stint as an actor, Dave worked his way up from Junior Financial Advisor at Fidelity Federal Bank to Branch Vice President in just four years. He later founded and served as CEO of Fallbrook Investment Services, handling wealth management for individuals, businesses, and pension funds. Today, Dave serves on the boards of the California Council on Economic Education and Mission Sports. He’s also a mentor for the Hispanic 100 and VP of the NFL Players Association, Orange County Chapter. For more information, visit www.PATH2.net.
About Sue Elliott
Byline BIO: PATH2™ Board Member Sue Elliott uses her superpowers to ensure user-friendly products and help people understand how the company’s offerings can make a real difference in their lives. For more information, visit www.PATH2.net.
Broadcast BIO: Our guest today is Sue Elliott, Board Member of PATH2™ — a company that is on a mission to help people choose a career they’ll be great at and enjoy. Welcome to the program, Sue.
Full BIO: PATH2™ Board Member Sue Elliott is a visionary and strategist who focuses on helping people grow and thrive. She gets to use all of her skills and experience at PATH2, where she leads the marketing, product development, and online sales efforts. Previously, Sue served as a coach/mentor for business owners and other coaches. She also enjoyed a 25+ year career as a magazine editor, specializing in creating brand-new publications for food and wine lovers, car enthusiasts, and people seeking personal transformation. Her marketing background includes selling consumer products into major retailers across the U.S. — and making sure people actually bought those products once they were in stores. Sue also founded and later sold a boutique public relations agency, and she crafted the vision for the growth of PATH2. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Cornell University with a B.A. in English, and she is a member of the Conscious Leadership Guild. For more information, visit www.PATH2.net.
About Dr. Richard Ellison
Byline BIO: Richard Ellison, PhD, P.E. is the founder and CEO of PATH2™, a company that is on a mission to help people choose a career they’ll be great at and enjoy. Dr. Ellison’s career-selection program has been engineered with love to help students and people in career transition find their own unique path to career happiness and success. For more information, visit www.PATH2.net.
Broadcast BIO: Our guest today is Dr. Richard Ellison, founder and CEO of PATH2™ — a company that is on a mission to help people choose a career they’ll be great at and enjoy. Welcome to the program, Dr. Ellison.
Full BIO: Richard Ellison, PhD, P.E. is the founder and CEO of PATH2™. Dr. Ellison’s specialty has always been finding cost-effective solutions to complex problems. He created the PATH2 program and continues to develop new offerings. A self-made entrepreneur, Dr. Ellison worked full-time for nine years of night school to get his B.S. in Civil Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. He then earned a fellowship to gain his Ph.D. in three years.
He began his career at the bottom — as a draftsman — and eventually worked his way up to CEO. As Founder/CEO of Environmental Solutions, his team managed the cleanup of some of the largest Superfund sites, as well as permitting and designing some of the nation’s largest landfills and gold mines. Dr. Ellison grew this startup to $35 million before selling to TRC Companies (NYSE: TRC). After the merger, Dr. Ellison led TRC, quadrupling revenues to $350 million. He came out of retirement in 2017 to write the book “Career Happiness and Success” and to launch PATH2, and has become an avid blogger and contributor to Forbes. For more information, visit www.PATH2.net.