Rich Harper has been a Career Coach and Facilitator with WFO for nearly 10 years, and he sees himself as a career guide whose work focuses on assisting clients with discovering and creating a meaning work life while being their authentic selves. Rich has lived his entire life immersed in working with the community. His chief aim is to help individuals and groups understand that they choose the career that is best for them. Rich shares numerous ways to maintain effective communication and active listening skills while staying focused on inner growth. He has been studying career development courses at San Francisco State University, where he received his bachelor's degree in Counseling. In addition to his private practice at Thoughtful Careers, Rich is also Director of Vocational Services at Peace Alternative Community Outreach, Inc. He has co-authored "Life After Sports", a career development curriculum for college athletes, and "How to Get a Job Post-Pandemic".
Graciela Utor was born in Peru. She teaches WFO's Accelerate and Professional Development programs in Spanish. Before becoming a teacher, Graciela was first a student in the latter program; she loved this program because she realized that we need to prepare and learn, in order to move forward and fulfill our dreams. Graciela's commitment as a teacher is 100% and more, and she wants to contribute to her community what she has learned in this journey with love, dedication and responsibility. Graciela is infinitely grateful to WFO for the trust and support.