Susan Ackley, BCC, CRC



Phone: 708-830-0080

Location: Oak Brook, IL

Speaking Topics: Live Your Best Retirement Life (non-financial aspects), Deciding Where to Live in Retirement,

Susan works with the best coaching clients! She is a Retirement Options Certified Retirement Coach, but worked in health care financial management and administration before finding happiness as a mental health counselor in 1999 and coach in 2010. She is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and Board Certified Coach. candidate.
Those who are 5 years or less from retirement are the ideal coaching client for Susan. She partners with her amazing clients to prepare for end-of-career satisfaction and a smooth transition to retirement. Some topics may include determining readiness to retire, planning a retirement date, completing unfinished work goals, work legacy, and talking with your partner, friends, or family about the transition that can affect them. She also explores non-financial retirement lifestyle factors, what is possible in retirement and fulfilling one's dreams and living with purpose. .
Susan is a local retirement speaker and has also been interviewed on the topic of "Deciding Where to Live in Retirement" by Reid Stone for My Life's Encore podcast and vlog. Susan is a founding member of the Retirement Coaches Association. She has published articles and co-authored "The Retirement Challenge".
Susan is married, is an avid Chicago Bears fan, a voracious reader, loves a good laugh, and enjoys volunteering with her Wheaten Terrier pup, Carly, at local hospitals and senior homes. But helping others find retirement direction and live their best life in retirement is Susan's passion Susan is great coach If you would like to plan your transition, find your retirement direction, or learn what is possible in your retirement and how to live your dreams and find your passion,