Born and raised in Jackson, Mississippi, Terry Turnipseed’s life story is a testament to the extraordinary power of determination and a commitment to lifelong learning. He calls Delray Beach, Florida, his home, where his exceptional contributions as the Vice President of Estate Planning and Asset Protection for Neil Jesani Advisors shine as a beacon of his remarkable character.
His unwavering dedication led him to achieve remarkable academic success. He holds a prestigious LL.M. in Taxation, cum laude, and a J.D. from the esteemed Georgetown University. But his thirst for knowledge didn’t stop there. He pursued two graduate degrees from MIT, delving into the fields of Nuclear Engineering and Technology & Policy. His educational journey began at Mississippi State University, where he graduated summa cum laude in Nuclear Engineering. His academic prowess earned him recognition as a former National Science Foundation Fellow, a Harry S. Truman Memorial Scholar, and an Engineering Fellow.
Before starting his current role, Terry carved out a remarkable academic career spanning 18 years. As a Law, Engineering, and Computer Science Professor, he dedicated himself tirelessly to imparting knowledge and wisdom to the next generation. His teaching extended far beyond the confines of theory, reflecting the professionalism and dedication that defined his path to success.
Transitioning from academia to the financial world, he brought his principles of diligence and professionalism to Neil Jesani Advisors. Here, he serves high-net-worth clients with unparalleled expertise in intricate estate planning techniques. His proficiency extends to strategies like GRATs, CLATs, CRUTs, FLLCs, Conservation Easements, QPRTs, Dynasty Trusts, Domestic Asset Protection Trusts, Buy-Sell Agreements, ILITs, International Estate Planning, and Asset Protection, showcasing his comprehensive understanding and professional competence.
In addition to his flourishing career, Terry L Turnipseed is a respected author who has penned numerous insightful pieces on legal and financial matters. His professional commentaries have earned him appearances in prominent media outlets such as Newsweek, Fox News Network, and the New York Daily News, solidifying his reputation as a reliable and knowledgeable expert.
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