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Don Turner

Manager / Assistant / Partner

Work experience

Executive Family's


Executive Family's 10 Private Estates| LA, NYC, FL, DC C-Level Executive administrative support between bi-coastal offices for the President of Eagle Advisors, Inc., a private investment firm specializing in investments in the U.S. and abroad, including private equity and venture capital.

Supported the Executive Family between ten of their privately owned estates across the U.S. Strategically protected the President's calendar, conducted research, anticipated issues, planned for contingencies Coordinated domestic and international travel, including private/corporate jets, executive accommodations, chauffeured ground transportation, meeting coordination, more as requested Provided secretarial support, contracts and invoices, reviewed and evaluated incoming email, faxes and post, updated contacts, check lists and daily journal entries Tracked expenses, compiled spreadsheet reports, facilitated reconciliation and reimbursements Improved office efficiency by redesigning the digital and paper-based data archiving systems Served as gatekeeper and liaison between the President and key executives, clients and employees on both coasts Maintained the Family's daily calendar, including but not limited to, dinner reservations, social engagements, doctor appointments, vacations and charitable/philanthropic events Streamlined and managed all fiscal responsibilities for the estates including property transactions, tax and insurance payments, household bills, vendor invoicing, vehicle registrations and staff payroll Partnered with Household Managers at each location to ensure the preservation and safety of every property Coordinated staff and vendor activities to ensure a seamless workday with minimal disruption Account Manager for all bank accounts and credit cards, monitored expenses, facilitated reconciliation and reports Created household manuals, cataloged capital improvements, maintenance, furnishings and art collections Executed special requests, research, shopping, gift selection and any issue or event that may affect the family's lives Volunteering

Jan 2011Present

Freelance Personal Assistant

DMG Records
FREELANCE PERSONAL ASSISTANT, Matt Zarley/ | LA, CA(Freelance) Freelance Personal Assistant/House Manager as needed for the award winning recording artist locally and traveling Personal assistance with social media, event planning, video shoots, errands, personal shopping and special requests Touring assistance with reservations and logistics, menu planning, security and various performance related duties Management of daily household activities and pet care when artist is out of town
Jan 2009Present


COUNSELOR, Trevor Project| LA, CA Provide critical crisis intervention and suicide prevention counseling to LGBTQ youth
Jan 2005Present

Event Producer

EVENT PRODUCER, Various Charities| LA/NY Independently produced events from conception to completion ranging in size from 100 to 1000 people
Oct 2014Aug 2015

Executive Assistant

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO CEO, North Bristol Partners, Inc. | LA, CA
Nov 2014Aug 2015

North Bristol Partners, Inc


Executive Family| Comprehensive support to the former CEO and founder of the largest health benefits company now very active on the boards of numerous businesses, philanthropic and professional organizations across the country. Estate and Lifestyle Management for the Executive Family across multiple properties, trusts and various entities

  • Provided C-Level executive support for the CEO and Family Office, maintaining confidentiality and highest ethical standards
  • Directed daily office administration, procuring and maintenance of equipment, IT support and inventory control
  • Aggregated, organized and managed a variety of business and personal files, documents, contact lists and data bases
  • Scheduled conference calls, key leadership and board meetings including agenda development, catering, and guest services
  • Extensive Outlook calendar coordination including multi-city meeting and speaking engagements, board member relationships, business and philanthropic interests and family and social commitments
  • Directed the CEO's day-to-day activities with detailed agendas, itineraries and research notes to ensure thorough preparation for all meetings, transportation, and logistics
  • Coordinated the Executive Family's travel between their bicoastal residences and international vacation destinations
  • Managed the family's Gulfstream IV private jet, scheduled flights, coordinated flight crew, catering and amenities, audited aircraft expenses, fuel pricing, maintenance fees and charter coordination
  • Property oversight of the West Coast Estates including vendor selection, contract negotiation, scheduling, and supervision of the maintenance for all structures, systems and vehicles
  • Overall financial management for all estates and family related entities including authorization of larger purchases
  • Implemented new accounting infrastructure for reviewing and paying bills, reconciling bank and credit card accounts, monitoring personal and business expenses and trust distributions
  • Partnered with the East Coast Estate Manager to ensure consistency and continuity of services and standards, and information exchange for the maximum level of comfort, safety and privacy
  • Event and party planning from conception, set up and seamless orchestration of small to large-scale events
  • Handled special requests, projects, shopping, and responded 24/7 to any issue or event that may affect the family's lives
Nov 2013Aug 2014

Assistant House Manager

CELEBRITY /ASSISTANT HOUSE MANAGER, Grammy Winning Recording Artist| LA, CA Estate and lifestyle management for Grammy Award Winning Celebrity based in the Hollywood Hills, CA Property oversight of the artist's new estate, ensured home's safety of occupants, staff and continued aesthetics by overseeing all the elements: deferred maintenance, renovations, new construction, daily cleaning, and gardening Oversaw vendor selection, contract negotiation, NDA agreements, scheduling and supervision Staff coordination including housekeepers, maintenance, landscapers, designers and chef Created and maintained house manuals, inventories and schedules that ensured the day to day of the artist always ran smoothly and house was in order File management including service contracts, legal documents, NDAs, medical records and personal files Monitored budgets, prepared expense reports, catalogued capital improvements, managed petty cash Strategic gatekeeper and liaison between the artist and domestic staff, business colleagues, direct contact with his agents, management team, lawyers, stylists, and high profile social and business circles Coordinated domestic and international travel itineraries, luxury accommodations, first class transportation, meeting coordination, performances, more as requested Personal shopping for clothing, linens, personal products, and food needed to support health and fitness goals. Event planning/execution guests, concierge service, dinner reservations, theatre, concert tickets, tracked the latest trends in dining, events, travel, etc. Pet Care including vaccinations, grooming, obedience training, boarding and dog sitting. Responded to the artist's needs and provided additional support 24/7
Sep 2008Sep 2012

Executive Personal Assistant

TO THE PRESIDENT, Eagle Advisors, Inc





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