Meet the Team

Anthony Poponi

Board Member

Occupation: Owner & Founder | Focus on the 40

Anthony moved to Bend from Colorado in 2020. His career has included decades of work in the public and non-profit sectors. His experience specific to youth development includes serving as a school educator and working as staff for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Hawaii. Anthony has also been a foster parent twice and profoundly appreciates those who support youth in any capacity.

Currently, Anthony’s business, Focus on the 40, offers a mix of professional speaking services, workplace training, and workshops focused on the applied research of positive psychology: the study of human happiness.

Meet the Team