Chris Turley is the Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator at Frontier Nursing University. He holds a Master’s of Science in Sports Administration and a Bachelor’s of Science in Sports Management. Chris has over ten (10) years’ experience with federal grant management, program development, and marketing. Recognized as a “Kentucky Colonel” by the governor for his community engagement work in the state. Chris had the privilege of developing programs to help over 2500 at-promise participants gain vocational/technical skills to advance their careers and further opportunities.
While at Frontier, Chris has been instrumental in the execution of the Diversity Impact Conference, quarterly speaker series, FNU Diversity Impact Facebook Page and conference marketing (Diverse conferences), as well as the Diversity Impact Student Ambassador and Professional Organizational Mentoring (POMP) programs. Chris has a strong base dealing with issues concerning race relations as he had to deal with similar issues growing up in a marginalized community in Kentucky. He was a part of a task force to deal with those issues in the small Kentucky town that he grew up in. Unbeknownst to him, this was the first of many steps into educating and empowering others as it pertains to diversity and inclusion.