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Michael R. Turner
Founding Partner
Mr. Turner co-founded The JIAN Group in 1993 as a national investment banking firm focusing on middle-market mergers and acquisitions in the building material industry.  Since the firms' founding in 1993, Mr. Turner has led The JIAN Group to become the largest and most influential mergers and acquisitions boutique in the building material industry.  With over 30 years of transactional experience, Mr. Turner has completed numerous assignments involving mergers and acquisitions through creative structuring of transactions and utilizing keen negotiating skills.  

Prior to co-founding The JIAN Group, Mr. Turner was with McDonough Company, a NYSE conglomerate controlled by Mr. Bernard McDonough and also worked directly for MARMAC, Mr. McDonough's personal holding company as president of various building material companies and also responsible for analyzing and negotiating several acquisitions in the forestry and building material industry.  

Mr. Turner holds a degree in Finance and Accounting from Marshall University and is a Certified Public Accountant.  Mr. Turner lives in Fredericksburg, Virginia with his wife.