Chief Visionary Officer
Chief Visionary Officer
From a young age, Scott Turner demonstrated exceptional leadership skills both on and off the field. Raised in Richardson, Texas, he consistently excelled in academics and athletics. Scott attended the University of Illinois, where he achieved outstanding success as a dual-sport athlete in track and football. In addition to his athletic accomplishments, Scott pursued academic excellence, earning a degree in Speech Communications from the University of Illinois.
As the Chief Visionary Officer at JPI, Scott is responsible for creating and implementing a comprehensive strategic vision to drive the company's growth and expansion. His role involves working closely with the Executive Leadership Team to devise and execute corporate strategy, establishing and maintaining strong relationships with local, state, and federal entities, reinforcing JPI's position as a thought leader, and promoting a culture of collaboration, creativity, and continuous improvement.
Scott is responsible for creating and implementing a comprehensive strategic vision to drive the company's growth and expansion.
Scott's impressive background includes senior leadership roles in both public and private sectors. Notably, he served as the Executive Director of the White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council (WHORC) under Dr. Ben Carson, where he coordinated 15 federal agencies and three regional entities while supervising the implementation of over 200 federal policy actions.
Before his tenure at the White House, Scott represented House District 33, including Rockwall County and parts of Collin County, in the Texas House of Representatives for two terms. He also enjoyed a nine-year career in the NFL and currently serves as a Senior Advisor to the NFL's Executive Vice President of Football Operations.
Outside the boardroom, Scott is committed to making a difference in his local community. As the founder and President of the Community Engagement & Opportunity Council (CEOC), he aims to revitalize America through sports, mentorship, and economic opportunities. Additionally, he serves as the Chair of the Center of Education Opportunity at the America First Policy Institute.
Outside of work, Scott and his wife, Robin, actively participate in their church and community affairs. They also enthusiastically support their son, Solomon, a student-athlete at the University of Illinois.