Caroline Turner is an engaging workshop facilitator, speaker, consultant and author. Her passion is to help leaders achieve great business results by creating work environments where people thrive. She believes that people thrive and do their best work in an environment where they feel valued, heard and included. Member of the National Speakers Association and its Colorado chapter, she is authentic, effective and memorable.
Caroline is a former corporate executive and business attorney. She was senior vice president, general counsel of Coors Brewing Company. In addition to leading the internal legal function, she headed the company’s Public Affairs Department, which included groups responsible for federal and state government affairs, alcohol issues and environmental policy, as well as the office of the corporate secretary. Caroline was a partner in the law firm of Holme Roberts & Owen, Denver, Colorado, where she specialized in securities law and corporate transactions. She served as clerk to Judge McWilliams of the 10th Judicial Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals.
Caroline is a member of the board of Warren Village and former President of the Board of Trustees of Mile Hi Church. She is an emeritus member of the board of directors of the Women’sVision Foundation (now the Leadership Investment) and a member of the honorary board of the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame. She was formerly a member of the board of the Women’s Forum of Colorado and participated actively in the Women’s Initiative at Mile High United Way and in several capacities at the University of Denver College of Law. She represented Coors as a member of the Board of Greater Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce and the advisory boards of the National Hispana Leadership Institute and the National Council of La Raza.
Caroline has a B.A. from Agnes Scott College, Decatur, GA; an M.A. from Indiana University, Bloomington, IN; and a J.D. from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law.
Caroline was recognized in 2000 by the Women’s Vision Foundation as Corporate Woman of the Year, received the Outstanding Alumni award from the University of Denver College of Law in 1999, was named a Woman of Distinction by the Girl Scouts in 2000, was honored by Coors in 2002 with the John Meadows Spirit of Diversity Award and in 2005 received the Eleanor P. Williams award from the Arthritis Foundation of the Rocky Mountains.