Senior Managing Director, Family Governance and Education
Jill Shipley, head of Cresset’s Family Governance and Education Practice, has over twenty years experience helping ultra-high-net-worth families and family enterprises sustain family wealth across generations and manage the impact. Jill has expertise in family systems, preparing next generations, communicating about wealth, navigating family enterprise transitions, family and business governance and strategic philanthropy. Jill received the Family Wealth Report Rising Star Award in the Wealth Management Industry and is a recognized keynote speaker, author and media personality.
Prior to joining Cresset, Jill served as Managing Director in the Institute for Family Culture, for Abbot Downing, where she was a family wealth consultant, focused on family dynamics, education & governance, family business transitions, and social impact analysis. Previous to that role, she served as Director of Next Generation Education for GenSpring Family Offices, where she developed the strategic vision for GenSpring’s educational offering with a mission of preparing family members for life with wealth.
Jill has been on the faculty with Stetson University’s School of Business where she taught family business courses and was an invited faculty member with the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton Executive Education Wealth Management Program.