Robert L. Turner

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Robert L. Turner, III

CEO, Co-Founder

Bob Turner is CEO Emeritus, and Co-Founder of SMART Profitability Solutions, LLC, dba SMART Safety Gulf Coast and located in Atlanta, GA. Bob’s unique perspective is based on 30 years of operations and executive experience in championing workforce safety programs across construction, manufacturing, distribution and many other business services and industries.​

Prior to helping form SMART Safety Gulf Coast strategic alliance in 2011, Mr. Turner enjoyed a long tenure as a financial and operating executive with Georgia-Pacific Corporation through 1998. This included responsibility for the $1.8 billion specialty building products unit of the distribution business. From 2003 – 2006, he was CEO of a large construction trade services firm serving California home builders, before returning to the Management Services & Associates, LLC practice he had founded in 2001 to provide long-term C-level corporate development, strategic, and financial solutions to CEO’s and boards of middle market firms.​

Bob is a frequent public speaker and author regarding growth strategies for businesses. He maintains deep relationships in building materials and construction-related industries.​

Mr. Turner has served on several boards. He is a graduate of Kansas State University and the Graduate School of Credit & Financial Management of NACM at Stanford University.