Felicia Turner '91 Appointed Deputy Executive Director of American Bankruptcy Institute

Felicia Turner '91 Appointed Deputy Executive Director of American Bankruptcy Institute

August 3, 2007

Felicia Turner 2007.jpgAugust 3, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - Felicia S. Turner, U.S. Trustee for Regions 20 and 21 and 1991 graduate of DePauw University, will join the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) in September as deputy executive director. Turner has been an active member of ABI as a conference speaker and has participated on the advisory board of ABI's Caribbean Insolvency Program.

"We are delighted that Felicia has agreed to join our staff," says Sam Gerdano, executive director of ABI. "Her vast substantive knowledge and keen management skills will be a great help in taking ABI to the next level of service to the insolvency community."

"The addition of Felicia Turner to ABI's management team will further enhance the organization's ability to meet the needs of our 11,500 members," adds ABI President Reginald W. Jackson. 

As United States Trustee for Regions 20 and 21, Turner managed 12 offices covering 13 federal judicial districts and four federal circuits in Georgia, Florida, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Oklahoma, Kansas East College Tower 2005.jpgand New Mexico. She oversaw the coordination of the U.S. Trustees Office's participation in bankruptcy cases under all chapters to preserve the integrity of the judicial system, including the development and implementation of policy and ensuring regional and national consistency in and appropriateness of the federal government's legal positions.

She previously was a partner in the Atlanta-based law firm Troutman Sanders LLP, and a bankruptcy associate with the Owensboro, Ky., firm Sullivan, Mountjoy, Stainback & Miller PSC.

Read the complete announcement of Felicia Turner's appointment.