Dean's Advisory Council

Michelle A. Turman ‘00

Michelle A. Turman

Ms. Turman is the CEO of Catalyst Consulting Services and has over 27 years of nonprofit experience. She has raised more than $65 million for the Tampa Bay community and sat on the Arts Council board as well as the Cultural Arts Commission of Hillsborough County board, among many other leadership roles. 

Turman is the author of the best-selling book, Jumping the Queue—Achieving Great Things Before You Are Ready, and she is an educational trainer for the Nonprofit Leadership Center at Tampa Bay College. In 2015, she was recognized by Tampa Bay Metro Magazine as one of Tampa Bay’s Distinguished Women in Business and the Face of Nonprofit Change in 2016. Most recently, Turman was nominated by the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce as The Outstanding Small Business Leader of the Year for 2018.