Jill Turner

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Jill is the Chief Operations Officer. She also leads the Leadership Development Intensive and is New Memphis’ ambassador to HR and talent acquisition professionals, working closely to welcome and retain senior executive newcomers. She joined the organization in 2007 as Director of Development, was elevated to VP in 2011 and named COO in 2019.

Prior to New Memphis, Jill managed marketing for the Mid-Atlantic Region for Holland & Knight law firm in Washington, DC. and for Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC in Memphis. Before that she spent eight years in account service with two advertising agencies.

Jill has called Memphis home for almost 20 years. She served in numerous leadership roles with the Junior League of Memphis (JLM). 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. Jill has a degree in Marketing from Mississippi State University.