Jill Turner


Jill leads the Leadership Development Intensive and is New Memphis’ ambassador to HR and talent acquisition professionals, working closely to welcome and retain city newcomers. She joined the organization in 2007 as Director of Development and was elevated to VP in 2011. She returned to Memphis after working for two years as the Mid-Atlantic Region Marketing Manager for Holland & Knight law firm in Washington, DC. Prior to moving to DC, she worked in the marketing department for Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC in Memphis where she focused on event planning and built experience in professional services marketing. Before that she spent eight years in account service with two advertising agencies.

Growing up in the Mississippi Delta included stints in
Mississippi, Arkansas and Louisiana and she ultimately
received her degree in Marketing from Mississippi State
University. Jill has called Memphis home for more than 18
years. She was an active member of the Junior League
of Memphis (JLM) for 13 years where she has served in
numerous leadership roles for the Membership Council. In
2010, Jill was recognized as the JLM Membership Volunteer of
the Year.

Jill is a 2008 graduate of the Leadership Development
Intensive and is a member of Leadership Memphis, Class
of 2011. In 2011, she was named to the Memphis Business
Journal’s Top 40 Under 40.