Once upon a time, Rich Tola and I were next-door neighbors. I haven’t seen him in 20 years or so, but we connected recently and talked about his transition from life on Wall Street and as a real estate developer to being an actor and master yoga instructor living in Hollywood. His production company, Two-Strike Hitter, debuts its first feature film, Boulevard Zen, in Los Angeles next week.

Tola’s story is the latest Game Plan: From Wall Street to ‘Boulevard Zen’