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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Strategic decision-maker with significant expertise and experience building and leading high performance teams to remove waste and create sustainable organizational capabilities to increase profit. Strong P&L with over $250 million in revenues.  Articulate and persuasive presenter.



  • Process improvement
  • Contract negotiation
  • Project management
  • Sales background
  • Detail-oriented
  • Risk management
  • Natural leader
  • Results-oriented
  • Unsurpassed work ethic
  • Highly organized
  • Strategic planning
  • Multi-operations management
  • Contract management
  • Personnel management
  • Customer-oriented
  • Flexible thinker
  • Complex problem solving
  • Team player
  • Public speaking talent
  • Customer retention
  • Strategic objective execution
  • Profit and loss statements
  • Operations management
  • Effective leader
  • Product development
  • Conflict resolution
  • Brand development
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Critical thinking
  • Project planning
  • Executive presentation development
  • Team building
  • Budget development
  • Effective negotiator
Texas A&M University College Station, TX Expected in 1973 Bachelor of Science : Physics - GPA : Physics
Work History
Univision Communications Inc. - Senior Vice President, Development
Teaneck, NJ, 05/2010 - Current
  • EnergySource is a privately held corporation established for the development and operation of renewable energy generation facilities.
    • Conducts new business development and strategy for renewable energy.
    • Successfully negotiated 30 year power purchase agreement and acquisition of multiple electrical transmission paths.
    • Developed geothermal power facility and solar power facility through permitting stage.
    • Commercial lead and primary negotiator with strategic partner for mineral extraction and development.
    • Additional responsibility includes regulatory compliance oversight of operating generation facility.
Olympus - Senior Vice President, Operations
New Brunswick, NJ, 08/2008 - 04/2010
  • AltaRock Energy is a startup renewable energy development company established to develop and commercialize innovative engineered geothermal systems.
    • Managed daily operations of the company including its project team and technical personnel of about twelve employees.
    • Led the strategy and budget development for a demonstration project to create an engineered geothermal system.
    • Managed budget of approximately $18 million.
    • Primary media interface.
Flatiron Construction Corp. - General Superintendent
Winston Salem, NC, 06/2006 - 08/2008
  • The Imperial Irrigation District is a power and water municipal utility in Southern California serving customers in Imperial and Riverside counties.
    • Provided capital funding management for the generation Department.
    • Supervised the project management and the electrical transmission engineering departments.
    • Provided technical, permitting and project management assistance for a new gas turbine generating facility that was completed within budget and schedule.
    • Led business development for renewable power.
    • Served as an Imperial Irrigation District alternate board member to the Southern California Public Power Authority (SCPPA).
    • Served as SCPPA's representative for its San Juan Coal Power Generation Facility Project near Farmington, New Mexico representing five of the member utilities ownership interest.
Department Of The Interior - President
Glennallen, AK, 04/2002 - 04/2006
  • Ann Thomas Industries purchased the franchise rights of a non-operating company that produced asphalt coatings including its chemical formulation plant, associated equipment and trucking, and inventory.
    • Led the business strategy and financing for this startup business. Successfully negotiated an SBA loan and initial credit instruments totaling over $200,000.
    • Acquired the largest contractor customers in northern California and Reno, Nevada producing and delivering approximately 2 million gallons of product in the 4th year of operation.
    • Awarded franchise of the year among over 30 nationwide franchises based on sales.
    • This business became profitable in 2004 and was sold in May, 2006.
Department Of The Interior - President
Grand Forks, ND, 2001 - 02/2002
  • Prosonic Corporation was a small privately held corporation with revenues of approximately $15 million providing nationwide drilling services to a multitude of industries for mineral exploration, environmental remediation, and commercial water wells.
    • Improved revenues 21% and net income 80%.
    • Reduced receivables to less than 40 days from over 90 days through clarifying policy and setting metrics for customer expectations.
    • These achievements were obtained through collaboration with employees, establishing a goal-oriented approach to success, defining responsibilities, creating standards of performance, eliminating waste from operations, and adjusting personnel assignments.
    • Metrics were implemented for short and long term accounts receivables performance, credit terms were reevaluated for each customer, and employee performance measurement was standardized.
    • Managed six operations offices nationwide including the corporate office and equipment fabrication facilities.
CalEnergy Operating Company Magma Power Company - Vice President and General Manager
City, STATE, 1993 - 2001
  • CalEnergy Operating Company, formerly Magma Power Company, is a geothermal development and operating company.
    • Director Engineering and Technology
      • Supervised twelve engineers and scientist developing operating technology for CalEnergy global geothermal operations.
      • Instituted engineering standards.
      • Developed relationship with University of Arizona.
      • Managed Department of Energy projects conducted at CalEnergy 
    • Vice President & General Manager
    • Led entire operation including P&L with revenues over $250 million and operating staff of approximately 250 personnel.
    • Reduced operating cost by almost 20% by renegotiating supplier contracts, restructuring personnel assignments, modifying the shift schedule through collaboration with operating personnel, and by increasing the use of predictive and preventative maintenance techniques.
    • Added three additional power generation facilities with negotiated power purchase agreements, and a mineral extraction facility. 
The Dow Chemical Company - Director, New Business Development/Project Manager
City, STATE, 03/1974 - 02/1993
  • The Dow Chemical Company is a global supplier of commodity and specialty chemicals..
    • Provided technical and sales assistance for the development of an environmental remediation venture. Identified applicable Dow process technology and facilitated its transfer to the venture. Joined in sales calls.
    • Managed and supervised various engineering groups for environmental services, chemical plant upgrades and instrument/electrical support.
    • Managed environmental capital spending of approximately $50 million annually.
    • Represented Dow with the public regarding environmental issues.
    • Created an innovative approach to refinance of pollution bonds saving Dow over $60 million.
    • Led and supervised a group of chemists, physicists, and engineers that developed proprietary process analytical instrumentation.
Imperial County Board of Education P-16 Council member

Imperial Valley College/San Diego State University Renewable Energy Advisory Committee
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Additional Information
  • Community Involvement/Personal Information Mr. Turner is dedicated to both his community and his professional development. He has spoken at numerous Chambers of Commerce, Rotary, and other civic functions, and has appeared on public television discussing geothermal development and induced seismicity. Active in a variety of sports, Mr. Turner enjoys skiing, golf, fishing, and hunting.

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  • Director, New Business Development/Project Manager
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