Marta Jones Turner

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Marta Jones TurnerMarta Jones Turner

Flowers Foods, Inc.
Executive Vice President of Corporate Relations 

Years with company: 35

Education degrees and professional/volunteer organizations: BA Communications from University of Georgia 1976; member of National Association of Investor Relations; active locally in Thomasville – Member of Board of Trustees for Archbold Hospital and Thomas University;

Mentors and how have they assisted you in your career: George Deese, Executive Chairman  of the Board (formerly CEO) and Amos McMullian, previous Chairman and CEO

What are you most proud of in your career achievements? Do you have a defining moment of your career to date? Establishing Flowers Foods’ investor relations program;  capturing evidences of Flowers Foods’ unique culture through the stories of our amazing team members around the company; launching Flowers’ first program to encourage continuation of culture in 1980s and recreating the program in 2013 for new generations of team members

Most challenging part of your job: Investor Relations

Advice for upcoming younger executives: Learn from every experience, every person at all levels of your organization

Hobbies: Birdwatching, reading