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Bernheim names chief operating officer

Scott Turner
Scott Turner

Will oversee business strategy, operations and execution

CLERMONT, Ky. (May 18, 2016) — Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest has named Scott Turner its new chief operating officer, charged with overseeing ongoing business strategy, operations and execution. Turner joins Bernheim from Land Between the Lakes where he previously served as business performance manager.

Turner, a Louisville native, has worked extensively in business management, serving in multiple leadership roles at Land Between the Lakes including: business performance, environmental education, recreation, customer service, engineering, archaeology, marketing, budget, contracting, and human resources.

Turner also previously worked for the Center for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta where he served as lead budget analyst for the director and COO.

Turner attended Evangel University earning a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration and History and then went on to earn a master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of Louisville.

Turner served in the Georgia Army National Guard and was stationed in Iraq as an airborne infantry soldier.