Director of Business Development
Turner Wathen is the Director of Business Development for IQS Research. As the Director of Business Development, Turner helps new clients utilize data and information to solve their toughest problems and everyday business challenges. Turner joined IQS Research in 2014 to continue his career of helping companies solve their challenges and enable success.
Before joining IQS Research, Turner ran the Degrees At Work program, a Louisville initiative designed to help working adults return to college and complete their degree. In that role, Turner worked closely with large businesses to quantify employee needs and bridge the gap with local colleges. This initiative was a first of its kind for the community, utilizing research to identify high probability returners and then creating a return path for each person.
Before taking over Degrees At Work, Turner oversaw admissions for Bellarmine University’s Graduate related Business Programs.
Turner has a B.A. in Psychology from Miami University of Ohio, and received his MBA from Bellarmine University in 2012. In addition to his current role at IQS Research, Turner is an active athlete, bourbon enthusiast, loves to cook, and serves on the associate board of the Gilda’s Club of Louisville.