Michael T. Turner, President

Michael T. “Mike” Turner is President and Managing Member of The Turner Network, LLC; a diversified Web development, media, and consulting services company.  Mr. Turner is a skilled project manager with particular expertise in domestic security and emergency management policy, political and organizational strategy, Web development and design, and civic association leadership.  His career has predominantly focused on food and agricultural defense, education-sector emergency planning, federal catastrophic disaster planning, and cybersecurity and communications infrastructure protection.

Since 2004, Mr. Turner has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Camellia Gardens Condominiums Association, Inc.  His passion for neighborhood and community development has lead the organization to being recognized as “Neighborhood of the Year” by the City of Tallahassee.  He is the co-founder of Leap Forward Travel℠, a venture dedicated to making international travel more accessible to the first-time or repeat adventurer.  In 2014, he was appointed to the Board of Directors for the Florida State Society, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the best interests of the State of Florida in our nation’s Capital.  He is the past President of the Seminole Flying Club at Florida State University.

Mr. Turner has provided support to the Florida Institute of Education,  the Apalachee Regional Planning Council, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS), the Florida State Agricultural Response Team (FLSART), the U.S. Department of Defense, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the Association of Food and Drug Officials (AFDO), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Through The Turner Network portal, Mr. Turner develops and hosts a wide-array of Web sites and Internet technologies.  The portal also encompasses TurnerNetwork Media, an exclusive shopping partnership with Amazon.com specifically targeted to the delivery of books, DVDs, CDs, MP3 downloads, software, video games, and consumer electronics.  Through TurnerNetwork.org, a percentage of proceeds from revenue goes to support select non-profit organizations.

Having completed the FEMA Instructor Development Training Workshop developed by the National Center for Biomedical Research and Training (NCBRT), Mr. Turner is a Homeland Security training instructor.  He has taught agroterrorism preparedness courses for frontline responders.  Mr. Turner routinely provides public address announcing, panel moderation, and voice-over  talent at conferences and large events.

Mr. Turner holds a Master of Social Science Degree specializing in Economics and Public Administration, a Bachelor of Political Science Degree, and Graduate Certification in Emergency Management Policy from Florida State University.  He splits his time between Washington, D.C. and Tallahassee, Florida.