Shawn Turner has lived in Paducah, KY all her life. She has been passionate about the communications field since 1975. She spent 26 years with Wright Businesses who was an interconnect company (selling telephone, intercom, paging systems, etc.), a competitive local exchange carrier (CLEC) and also began the first facility based long distance company in 1973 at divestiture.
In 2000, Shawn went to work opening and managing a new office in Paducah for KW Communications who was headquartered in Owensboro, KY. She expanded their 50 year old outside plant construction business to include telephone system sales, networking, BellSouth services, circuit sales, internet, and long distance services.
She purchased the Paducah division in 2009 and changed the name to Turner Communications, LLC. At that time the company became a 100% service aggregator selling communication services, representing 70+ carriers nationwide and also providing telecom consulting services.
Our mission is to provide the highest level of customer support, satisfaction and billing resolutions. Our philosophy is to give customers “value-added service” by integrating total quality performance, cost management, and time completion, along with an attitude of cooperation.
Shawn has been on multiple civic and church boards with achievements including:
United Way Campaign from 2005 – 2007. Received the Ladd Mathis Community Spirit Award in 2006, named Outstanding Kentucky Volunteer in 2006 and joined the Board in 2006, serving seven (7) years, two of which included serving as Secretary of the Executive Committee.
Rotary Club of Paducah from 2002 to present with about 200 members. Named a Paul Harris Fellow in 2006, chair of the PR Committee, member of Quilt Show Committee and served as Chairman of Banking. Board member since 2007. Named as Secretary of the Board in 2016.
ImpactOne Initiative Board Member and Treasurer since its inception in 2013. This is an Educational 501(c)(3) charitable organization based in Africa.
Church Affiliation: Active member of Bethel Cumberland Presbyterian Church, member of choir, youth leader, past Chairman for several years of Mercy & Missions Committee, current church Elder serving on Executive Board and as a member of the Stewardship Team.