"It’s easy to see why people are eager to hear you speak. You are engaging and make theoretical ideas both practical and humorous."
Denise Hagan, Financial Advisor
Jan, Thanks for your terrific presentation on my Boomers and Beyond Special Interest Group. Your focus on "Behavioral Economics" was fascinating--focusing on this relatively new area which shines light on all aspects of decision making, including health, retirement planning and relocation.
Dorian Mintzer, Founder: Boomers and Beyond SIG and Revolutionize your Retirement Interview Series. Co-author: The Couple's Retirement Puzzle.
Jan Cullinane gave an outstanding speech at our 7th Annual Ladies Health & Beauty Retreat at the Club at Hammock Beach on a topic that truly made you think about how you think – a mind opener. She was energetic, interesting, funny and a pleasure to listen and learn from.Marianne Murphy, Director of Membership, Club at Hammock Beach
“Jan, it was a pleasure to listen to you share your knowledge with our attendees. Everyone enjoyed your talk, learned new information and will be better positioned to help the clients they serve. Thank you!”
Greg Gagne, Captain Retirement Afternoon Sessions, MDRT
“It was terrific to have you at the Smithsonian. The program was greatly enjoyed by our participants. Your ability to express your thoughts clearly for the general public, as well as the command of your subject, were excellent. Quality presenters like you is what makes Smithsonian a world leader in adult learning.”
Pam Wejman, Program Coordinator, Smithsonian
“Outstanding. Best presentation of the conference. Presenter engaged audience throughout presentation.”
“Thank you so much for being a guest on the show. I thought you were excellent.”
CNN 1190 “Your Money, Your Retirement” (Host Brian Tillotson)
“I’d like to thank you for joining with me to present the kick-off session – Destination Independence Seminar for Women. I am so grateful for your participation and your ability to keep the audience engaged. Your session was fantastic and greatly appreciated by all in attendance and certainly gave the participants some great insights into the scope of planning required for a successful retirement. I am excited to continue to conduct seminars on a more frequent basis with you.”
Jeannette Bajalia, Vice President, Petros Financial Services, Inc.
"Jan Cullinane is dynamic, informative, knowledgeable and most importantly a great presenter. There are many expert speakers, but only a few who engage the audience and apply their message so it is valuable for the listener. As an event planner and member of the Retirement Association's Program Committee I highly recommend her."
Dave Robertson, AARC
“Thank you, Jan. It was great to talk with you, you had great tips!”
Kimberly Palmer, Senior Editor, Money & Business, U.S. News & World Report
“Thanks very much for your excellent presentation. I heard only
favorable comments from attendees throughout the rest of the evening. I hope we can work together again.”
Steve Rivard, American Express
"You presented the results of your research on retirement in a way that was informative and interactive - which helped all of us think about our own hopes and concerns about retiring. It was obvious from the questions folks asked that they were very interested in what you had to say."
Brian T. Carley, Partner, Deloitte & Touche
“You made me aware of issues my husband and I should take into account as we plan our retirement that I hadn't thought of before. You whetted my appetite, I want to know more, and plan to buy your book. Everyone enjoyed themselves - great job!"
Susan Gaut, Senior Associate, Major Gifts & Leadership Giving, United Way of Greater Cincinnati
“The evaluations we received after the Career, Balance, and Diversity Forum were very positive. I am so glad you participated.”
Bonnie Kogod, Director, Outside Sales and Events, Poetry and Prose
“Your presentation at our retirement seminar made this event a success. You presented the information in a way that everyone could understand how to plan for retirement. I look forward to inviting you back for a repeat performance.”
Joe Mezera, President, Ohio South Communities
“Thank you for taking time to participate in the first-ever ‘Today's Woman’ seminar! We were so pleased with the response. Your presentation was great (your book is too)! I wish you all the best. I do hope we are able to work again together in the future.
Jinnifer Calabrese, Central Resources Coordinator, Fifth Third Bank
“The presentation was concise, humorous, and insightful. All who attended increased awareness of the issues they will face upon retirement. The book was well received; it is a great tool to use to begin your retirement planning process.”
Georgia Bergan, Skills Enhancement Center Coordinator, Ford Motor Co.
“Your talk was very informative and it answered many of my questions."
Rich Masino, LiveSouth, Columbus
“As Founder of the National Association of Baby Boomer Women, www.nabbw.com, I am proud to include Jan's teleseminar in our Boomer Women Resource Center. She answered all questions posed in a most informative and professional manner, while sharing her endearing personality throughout. She addressed social, mental, physical, financial, and spiritual aspects of retirement. The hour was jam-packed with thought provoking content including suggestions, statistics, ideas, and references for boomer women considering wise choices for the future. I always find Jan a pleasure to work with.”
Dotsie Bregel, Founder, NABBW (National Association of Baby Boomer Women)
"Evaluations indicated that the presentation was humorous and full of useful information for future or current retirees. The event was very well received by the audience."
Shari Hanscomb, Program Specialist, US Department of the Interior
“Thanks for your participation in the Amenity Communities Marketing Summit. We appreciate your adapting your message to our audience – developers, VPs of Sales and Marketing and Marketing Directors of Master-Planned Communities from all over the country. Your professionalism was evident in everything you did.”
Mike Notartomaso, President of the Hilton Head Group and Co-Host of the Amenity Communities Marketing Summit
“Your role as one of the seminar speakers was essential to making this event so successful. Know that you have made a true difference in the lives of many women with your presentation. You should feel very proud of your efforts.”
Carolyn Franklin, Marketing Services Manager, Evansville Courier & Press
“You did an outstanding job! It was a perfect way to end a long day. It was both entertaining and enlightening.”
Kelly Lang, Director of Development, Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation
“Preparation, presentation, personality ... The New Retirement Seminar has it all. You do a wonderful job of both educating and entertaining attendees at the Live South Real Estate Shows. You are more than just a retirement speaker ... you are a relocation specialist!”
Alan T. Lipka, Director of Show Operations, RPI Media, Inc.
“Gold Medal! Your presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Million Dollar Round Table held in the beautiful Olympic City of Vancouver was superb. Thank you for a well-thought-out and equally well-presented program."
John J. Prast, CEO, MDRT