Our Mission

Turner Executive Search Associates, LLC (Turner Executive Search or TESA), is a retained search firm, headed by a seasoned and successful leader in higher education, that is committed to excellence in advising and assisting colleges and universities (its clients), through the search process, to find outstanding candidates who are uniquely qualified for their key positions of educational leadership.

In addition, Turner Executive Search recruits potential candidates for its clients' executive positions and facilitates the submission of candidate dossiers for consideration by clients. The TESA commitment is to accomplish its responsibilities to clients and to candidates with confidentiality, professional effectiveness and sensitivity.

After the successful candidate is appointed by a client, Turner Executive Search is committed to monitoring performance during the first year of employment. In addition, Turner Executive Search is available for coaching and/or assisting to create development plans, if desired, to enhance the success of the newly appointed executive.