Carmen Y. Turner is the President of the Boys & Girls Club of Lansing located in Lansing.  Named President/Chief Professional Officer in July 2001, she oversees the daily operations of the Club.
Carmen was born in Rome, Georgia.  She and her family moved to Detroit when she was four years old.  Carmen lived in Detroit until 1982 when she was accepted at Michigan State University.  Carmen graduated with a B.A. from MSU where she majored in Marketing/Communications.
After graduation, Carmen returned to Detroit to take a position in corporate America at NBD Bank (now Chase Bank) in their Management Training Program.  She continued at NBD for seven years and through hard work, was promoted to Branch Manager for the Wayne State University office.  There she became involved in the Junior Achievement Program and other youth oriented programs in the community.
After leaving NBD, she began working at Aurora Mental Health Hospital in Detroit where her focus was working with mentally challenged youth.  After two years of inpatient care, she was then promoted to coordinating a partial day outpatient program for youth ages 16 to 21.  Carmen worked with the program for ten years before deciding to return to Lansing to accept the position at the Boys & Girls Club on July 21, 2001.
Carmen has two beautiful daughters one who has graduated from Notre Dame and the other from Harvard.