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Ron Schaefer


Role and Company

CEO, Montecito Retirement Association


23 years experience in healthcare


Santa Barbara, CA

About Ron

I've worked for 23 years in nonprofit aging services management. I hold a Masters Degree from Chapman University in Healthcare Administration and Business Management. I currently run a 360-resident retirement community near Santa Barbara and teach (part-time adjunct) at USC in the Davis graduate school.

While I don't have military experience myself, I have a deep appreciation and respect for our men and women who do.

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Ron's Recent Answers

5 years ago

How do I get more traffic to my website and Facebook business page? I am currently trying to build a following.

A lot of good advice here already. One more I would add is to look at a speaker, Gary Vaynerchuck,...

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5 years ago

How should I respond to the Salary Requirement question on a job application?

I think the biggest risk with this question is that you either shoot too low or too high. If you...

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5 years ago

Where can I find resources for starting a nonprofit?

Hi Kamie, Each state will have its own laws about how to create a business. There are steps to take...

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5 years ago

How do I word the position I'm looking for without receiving the positions I don't want?

Varneca, Following up on what others have posted, I agree that you should focus on your skill set, not on...

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5 years ago

Best Advice for Interview Preparation

Something else to think about: The civilian culture can be a LOT less formal than military culture. For example, answering ...

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