craig & madonna Turner
Craig Turner launched CRM Companies in the mid 1990's, a commercial real estate development company that manages more than 3.5 million square feet throughout the US. The company gives over $150,000 annually to local causes such as Habitat for Humanity, Junior Achievement, the Lexington Humane Society and many others.
He is currently Chairman of the Board of Regents for EKU and was inducted into the EKU Hall of Distinguished Alumni in 2016. In 2017, he and his wife Madonna made a substantial gift commitment for a variety of academic, athletic and facility initiatives. He also serves as Chairman of the Lexington Center Corporation Board and is co-founder of the Lexington Police Foundation whose mission is to act as a philanthropic partner to the Lexington Police Department by raising charitable dollars focused on making Lexington a safer place to live, work and play. Craig and Madonna Turner served as 2018 honorary chairs for the LexArts Capital Campaign. They were honored in 2017 at Lexington's National Philanthropy Day for the sponsorship of the annual Baptist Health Celebration of Care that raises money for specialty equipment in Baptist Health Hospital. Craig spent several years on the Board of the Child Development Center of the Bluegrass and served as a Deacon at Southland Christian Church. They support the BG Community Foundation, Hope Lodge, One Parent Scholar House, the American Heart Association, Arboretum and Baby Health.
"Junior Achievement has given me a sense of what adults go through with budget issues."
"Junior Achievement reinforced concepts for me to remember later in life."
"I thought the experience was amazing. The presentation was unlike anything I've seen."
"I liked how the Junior Achievement volunteer explained his job to us."