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Turner Named One of Greenville's Best and Brightest

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Global Location Strategies Senior Consultant Monty Turner, has been inducted into Greenville Business Magazine’s “Best and Brightest” Class of 2018. The annual list highlights young professionals in Greenville, S.C. who are outstanding in their community and career.

A native of South Africa, Monty came to Greenville to study and play rugby at Furman University where he graduated in 2011. He joined GLS as a college intern and was hired as a full-time employee upon graduation. Since then, Monty has consulted on projects with an estimated capital investment of over $8.8 billion and new direct employment of over 3,000. In 2017 he was invited to participate in the Emerging Leaders program of the Site Selectors Guild, the most prestigious association dedicated to advancing the profession. He frequently speaks at economic development conferences across the U.S. and writes for industry publications and the Global Location Strategies company blog.

Monty remains highly engaged with Furman University, serving on the board of the university’s Rugby Foundation. He is also active in the West Greenville neighborhood where he and his family reside, participating in community workshops and playing on the local soccer league.  

“Greenville is in good hands with the outstanding young professionals in Greenville Business Magazine’s 2018 Best and Brightest,” said Best and Brightest judge Dr. Judith Prince.