Speaking

Ms. Eisen has been speaking to conference groups since 1985. Her topics are humorous, enlightening and insightful and can entertain a room full of people. If you are having a conference and need a keynote speaker or someone to entertain the attendees, please call her office at (915) 584-0022 to discuss your plans.   Read our testimonials and feedback.

Susan Eisen as guest speaker at the New Mexico Community Foundation Estate Planning seminar speaking on “Who Gets What” and how to equitable divide and value items for equitable distribution to the beneficiaries.

Susan Eisen leading a discussion group at the Texas Jewelers Association Convention.

Speaking to an El Paso organization about making a “With Love List” before you die.

Susan Eisen speaking to New Mexico State University Women’s Estate Planning Conference Graduation Celebration, 2015

Susan Eisen as guest speaker at the El Paso Estate Planning Council Meeting speaking about “Estate Appraisals and How to Help Your Clients Avoid a Family Inheritance Battle After They Die”

Susan Eisen, author and inheritance advisor, participating in a panel discussion with Lawrence Katzenstein, Tax and Estate Planning expert and others on “Estate Planning and Charitable Donations to Museums and Public Institutions” sponsored by the El Paso Chapter of the Federal Bar Association in August of 2012 at the El Paso Museum of Art.

Susan Eisen presenting her new book to the University of Texas at El Paso Estate Planning Conference for Women February 2012.

Susan speaking to the UTEP graduating seniors in the Accounting Department on Ethics in the Jewelry Business. – November 2014

Susan Eisen speaking to UTEP Art Metals seniors on setting up a jewelry business for the future. – March 2014

NMSU Estate Planning Conference for women graduating giving a speech to the attendees about giving things away before you die. – February 2014

Susan Eisen as a special invited guest of Weststar Bank giving a private talk on heirloom collections, how to divide them equally during heir distribution, how to make a “With Love List®” to help with inheritances, and how to make provisions in your will on how to distribute jewelry, art, and coins upon your death. Each attendee received a complimentary copy of Ms. Eisen’s book along with the workbook to complete to start taking charge of their estate.

As a member of the board of directors of the El Paso Estate Planning Council, Susan Eisen was chosen to give the commentary before the speaker on current estate planning issues to the group which consists of estate attorneys, CPA’s, trust officers, and estate planning professionals at their October 2013 meeting. The group meets regularly to hear pertinent information regarding estate tax, new IRS laws and regulations, and current trends in estate planning.

 



Ms. Eisen’s most recent speaking engagements:

  • America’s Best Jewelers Panel on Jewelry Industry Topics in New York City, NY
  • ‘Bedazzled – From Mine to Masterpiece’ – an interactive presentation on jewelry making techniques at the El Paso Museum of Art
  • Guest Panelist for the Gemological Institute of America in New York City, NY

Her topics about inheritance include:

  • Types of Family Collections
  • Start Dividing Your Jewelry Now
  • How Much Are Your Treasures Worth?
  • Stop Living in Denial: You Will Not Live Forever
  • In-Laws and Out-Laws and Where They Fit Into Your Family Picture
  • Getting Started with the “With Love List”
  • To Sell or Not To Sell Your Collections
  • Choosing A Qualified Appraiser When Inheritance Go Wrong
  • Choose An Executor Now

Here are some of the comments about Susan Eisen’s presentation on heirloom estate planning at a current seminar:

  1. “Very practical. Great talk!”
  2. “Also valuable information. I had not considered many recommendations from Susan.”
  3. “Susan opened my eyes to heirlooms”
  4. “Fabulous addition to the seminar. I liked that she used actual cases to explain issues. Very surprised some items have lost value.”
  5. “Loved Susan Eisen’s presentations. Her strategies of making lists of items and especially being careful with expensive and loved antiques.”
  6. “Great!”
  7. “Very entertaining as well as thought provoking. It made me think about organizing more effectively.”
  8. “Several valuable points were pointed out. Blended family. Very helpful and will follow through. Thank you Susan.”
  9. “Very clear and interesting. Great advice and practical.”
  10. “Wow! Interesting.”
  11. “Excellent points made detailing heirloom planning. One tends to think it’s only about jewelry, but much more!”
  12. “Very interesting and this presentation added a differant element to all the very technical information.”
  13. “Entertaining, funny, and pertinent.”
  14. “This was great information, would have not ever considered this problem. So glad she was a speaker.”
  15. “Very accessible. Provided good advice.”
  16. “Really liked her presentation. Gave me good ideas for dealing with this topic.”
  17. “Wonderful information and good advice to plan now.”