1/6/20: Speaker-Jennifer Turner, President and CEO, TPAC

Jennifer Turner is the new President and CEO of the Tennessee Performing Arts Center. Prior to coming to TPAC, Jennifer Turner served as the Executive Vice President and Managing Director for Segerstrom Center for the Arts, an acclaimed arts institution in Southern California with an annual budget of over $60 million and serving one million annual visitors through its performances, community engagement and education programs. During her tenure at the Segerstrom Center, Jennifer built a world-class leadership team, led innovative community initiatives, and spearheaded multi-million-dollar capital development projects, including the successful completion of the 56,000 square foot Julianne and George Argyros Plaza that provides year-round free outdoor performances for the entire Orange County. With over 20 years of experience in nonprofits arts, Turner previously was the Chief Operating Officer for the national historic landmark Auditorium Theatre in Chicago and held roles with Michigan Opera Theatre, Shakespeare Theatre Company and Harper College.