Jennifer Turner is CEO of the Tennessee Performing Arts Center, which has welcomed over 12 million audience members and served more than 1.8 million students and adults. She was executive vice president and managing director for Segerstrom Center for the Arts, where she spearheaded multimillion-dollar projects. Jennifer also served as chief operating officer for Chicago’s Auditorium Theatre and performed with Michigan Opera Theatre and Shakespeare Theatre Company. She holds a graduate degree in nonprofit management from Roosevelt University.
Leading U.S. cultural, arts and heritage professionals share their experiences and learnings from the COVID-19 pandemic as well as the path ahead for fundraising. Jeff Jowdy, president of Lighthouse Counsel, facilitates this conversation with James Abruzzo, DHR International’s global head of nonprofit practice; Rachel Malkenhorst, development director of the Los Angeles Ballet; and Jennifer Turner, CEO of the Tennessee Performing Arts Center.