Good Day Metro South: Massachusetts Life Sciences Center CEO, Kenneth Turner

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January 28 2022,
11:45 am
- 1:30 pm

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Please do not attend if you feel unwell. Masks are required indoors on Stonehill College campus. Thank you for doing your part!


Please join us on Friday, January 28th for a Good Day Metro South hosted by the Martin Institute at Stonehill College from 11:45 am – 1:30 pm.  The guest speaker for this event is President & CEO of the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center, Kenneth Turner. Pre-registration is required: sign up here

Additionally, Brockton life-sciences land use study results will be highlighted in a presentation prepared by Innes Associates. “The Lovett Brook area is located at the intersection of Routes 24 and 27 in northwest Brockton. The site is anchored by the Good Samaritan Medical Center and includes the headquarters of Harbor One Bank and the Original Tommy Doyle’s Pub and Grill. Lovett Brook bisects the site, which contains a broad mix of office, retail, residential, and auto-oriented uses. Oak Street and North Pearl Street are lined with active businesses, although one is located directly over the brook. However, the interior of the site on the west side contains a single house, a small strip mall, and the concrete pad and parking lot of a former movie theater (closed in 1999, demolished in 2015).” Learn more about the study.

ABOUT THE GUEST SPEAKER:Kenneth Turner is President & CEO of the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC), an economic development and investment agency dedicated to supporting the growth and development of the life sciences in Massachusetts. He directs and oversees the center’s operations, investment strategy, programs, and partnerships.

Prior to joining the MLSC, Mr. Turner served as Director of Diversity & Inclusion/Compliance with Massport. He oversaw and managed the Authority’s multiple diversity programs, included business and supplier diversity, workforce diversity, and airport concessions, as well as all compliance initiatives associated with Massport’s Disadvantaged/Minority/Women Business Enterprise programs.

Previously, Mr. Turner served as Deputy Secretary for Administration & Finance for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Veterans’ Services. He has over 20-years of general management and executive experience in various Fortune 100 media and package goods companies including having served as Senior Vice President of Emerging Markets at AOL Time Warner as well as having held various marketing positions at Hallmark Cards and Hasbro Toys.

A retired U.S. Navy Captain and submarine nuclear weapons system officer with 26-years of service, Mr. Turner holds a B.S. degree in Liberal Arts from Southern University and A&M College, Baton Rouge, LA.”

Questions? Contact Cathryn Schofield or call (508) 586-0500 x 231 for assistance.

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320 Washington Street
North Easton MA 02357

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