Michelle Smith-Ballard

Vice President, Community and Citizenship

Turner Construction

Michelle Ballard ensures Turner is connected to the community by fostering organizational partnerships, tracking local hire and minority, women or disadvantaged business requirements, and connecting clients to community influencers needed to make projects successful. She joined Turner in Southern California in 1988, serving as a field accountant and working with the Western Financial Center until 1999 when she left the company. She returned to Turner in 2008 as the director of community affairs for Southern California. In 2016, she was named regional director of community and citizenship for the Southwest, her current role for which she has been promoted to Vice President.

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