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Turner, Bob

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  • Departments:Executive Recruitment
  • Divisions:Executive Recruitment
  • Title:Senior Vice President, Executive Recruitment
  • Phone:(903) 279-8604
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Bob Turner joined SGR in 2016 as a Senior Vice President for Executive Recruitment. His career in public service spans more than 35 years. He most recently served as City Manager for the City of Port Lavaca, Texas. Prior to joining the City of Port Lavaca, he served as the City Manager for the City of Tyler, Texas.

Bob is a past member of the Golden Crescent Regional Economic Development Council and Rotary International and has served as the Regional Director for the South Texas Coastal City Manager’s Association and the East Texas City Manager’s Association. He is a member of the International City Manager’s Association (ICMA), the Texas City Management Association (TCMA), and Toastmaster’s International. He holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Texas at Tyler, a Master of Science from the University of Texas at Tyler, and a Master of Public Administration from Harvard University.

Bob has been the recipient of several major awards, including Man of the Year and Friend of the Chamber awards from the Chamber of Commerce in Port Lavaca and the Leadership & Vision Award given by the Calhoun County Veteran’s Council, and has been recognized as a Distinguished Alumnus by the University of Texas at Tyler.

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