Mr. Turner, a native of San Diego, California, is the Executive Director of Emanuel Medical Center Foundation. Emanuel is part of the Legacy Health System, which provides health care throughout the Portland, Oregon and Southwest Washington region.
Mr. Turner has spent his entire career, spanning twenty years, in major gifts development for health care and educational organizations including Legacy Health, Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C., the University of California - San Francisco School of Medicine, Scripps Health in San Diego, California and the American Cancer Society.
Mr. Turner graduated from National University in La Jolla, CA, with a degree in psychology. He also attended San Diego State University and received a graduate school level certification in development, capital campaigns and major gifts from Indiana University's Lilly Family School of Philanthropy in Indianapolis.
Previously, Mr. Turner served as Vice President and Public Member of the Osteopathic Medical Board of California.