Lisa Ann Schreier, The Timeshare Crusader is the founder of Timeshare Insights, a consumer consulting company serving the more than 3 million Americans who attend a timeshare sales presentation or “pitch” annually, as well as the more than 4 million Americans who already own one or more timeshares. She is the author of two best-selling books on timeshare – “Surviving A Timeshare Presentation---Confessions From The Sales Table” and “Timeshare Vacations For Dummies” Both books have been a hit with consumers who are confused and angered by the industry’s outdated sales and marketing techniques.
She has been featured in more than 175 major media outlets including The New York Times, Kiplinger’s, Resort Trades, National Public Radio, the ABC Radio Network in addition to television appearances on FOX-Phoenix, WLS-Chicago, WGN-Chicago, WFTV-Orlando, Showtime, CNBC and ABC News.
Schreier has more than 7 years experience in the timeshare industry and also served as a contributing writer to The Timeshare Beat for three years. In addition to her blog which can be found on this site, she is a regular contributor to major media outlets worldwide.
Lisa is a regular guest lecturer/instructor at the University of Central Florida, the University of Wisconsin-Stout and Lynn University and is the co-author of “Timeshare Management-The Key Issues For Hospitality Managers” the #1 textbook for university level classes on timeshare throughout the country.
Ms. Schreier has been a featured speaker at the Miami Herald Travel Show, the Chicago Adventure and Luxury Travel Show, THETRADESHOW, several travel agent shows and the highly successful Dial An Exchange Vacation Ownership Education Sessions, in addition to being a keynote speaker at both the National Timeshare Owners Association and the Florida Timeshare Owners Association.
Lisa is neither pro- nor anti-timeshare---her goal is to assist consumers in making wise choices and being a catalyst for positive change within the timeshare industry.