Best Boomer Towns Website is based on the largest U.S. population, Baby Boomers, born between 1946 and 1964, who will be leaving the workforce. Research is comprised from the U.S. Census Bureau 2000, Wall Street Journal, Money Magazine, AARP, New York Times, Del Webb Survey, and U.S. World News Report. Based on the research, twenty-one towns have been selected in the United States that deliver the high standards that Baby Boomers expect when they relocate and retire. Key criteria for each town includes: Airport Access,  University Presence, Good Hospitals, Social Opportunities, Cultural Activities, Variety of housing costs, Mild Climates

Nancy Shonka Padberg, Founder & Publisher

Ms. Shonka Padberg is a former Fortune 500 Times Mirror executive, Integrated Marketing Communications Vice President and MBA graduate from the Graziadio School of Business & Management at Pepperdine University. Ms. Padberg has over 17 years of publishing and marketing expertise, served on several boards, is a guest speaker, published author, former Big 12 golfer and resides in Santa Monica.

David Padberg, Co-Founder and Publisher

Former media executive with King 5, Time Warner and Comcast. David has over 30 years media, marketing and research experience.