Roy “Te” Turner recently joined Don Wright & Associates to focus on Business Brokerage. He can be reached at (512) 695-4131.
Te is an experienced senior financial executive and entrepreneur with over 35 years of business transactional experience. During his investment banking career with Stephens Inc. Te handled in excess of $8 billion in mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and other corporate finance transactions. Having relocated to St Simons in 2010 with his wife, Kathleen Turner, who is Organist and Director of Music at Christ Church, Frederica, Te recently affiliated with Don Wright & Associates where he is using his M&A expertise to assist clients with acquisitions and divestitures of businesses in Southeast Georgia.
In addition to his investment banking career, Te's entrepreneurial activities include having served as: Managing Member and CFO of InQuinox LLC, an IT services company; Managing Partner of Austin Atlantic Management, LP, a money management firm; Managing Partner of Pizza Rica, LP a pizza restaurant franchisee; CFO, Secretary and Director of Fired Up, Inc., a restaurant chain; CFO and Director of SD Leasing, an equipment leasing and franchise finance firm and Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Health Images, Inc, a NYSE listed owner-operator of Diagnostic Imaging Centers.
An Arkansas native, Te began his career with IBM in financial planning and control located in Westchester County, NY and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Mr. Turner has a BA from Rice University, an MBA from the University of Chicago and a License in Applied Economics from the Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst.
Te is a Board Member of the Rotary Club of St Simons Island and Secretary of Christ Church, Frederica where he enjoys singing in several choirs.