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Kay Turner, Esq.

Vice President for Human Resources

Kay Turner, Esq., a human resources professional with more than 15 years of executive HR leadership, joined Fordham in 2017 to serve as vice president for human resources.

She joins Fordham after serving for four years as vice president of human resources at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). Prior to her role at NJIT, Turner was vice president of human resources at JCCA, formerly known as the Jewish Child Care Association, and director of employee relations at the nationally recognized Hackensack University Medical Center. From 2001 to 2008, Turner served as director of employee relations and diversity at the MTA Metro-North Railroad.

She also held a number of positions in law during the 1990s, including attorney and assessment liaison for the New York City Board of Education; assistant district attorney at the Kings County District Attorney’s Office in Brooklyn, New York; and attorney and mediator for the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Turner holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the City University of New York and a juris doctor degree from St. John’s University School of Law.