Jennifer Smith Turner was elected to the Board of Trustees of Martha’s Vineyard Bank at the Nov. 10 Annual Meeting of the Corporators for Vineyard Bancorp, a mutual holding company.
Turner, a corporate executive, is also the author of two poetry books and a novel. As an author and poet, she has been a featured speaker at Yale University and University of Pennsylvania Kelly Writers House. She has also been featured on NPR and Connecticut Public Television.
A full-time resident of Martha’s Vineyard, Turner’s corporate career includes serving as interim president and board member for the Newman’s Own Foundation. Prior to relocating to Martha’s Vineyard, Turner led the Girl Scouts of Connecticut as President and CEO and was served as Deputy Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development. In her early career, Turner served in several executive roles in the Insurance industry.