Meet The Staff
J. Michael TurnbullDirector of Admissions
J. Michael Turnbull joined the Culver Academies’ in 2001. He earned a Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Speech Communication and Secondary Education from Michigan State University. Mr. Turnbull also earned a Master of Arts degree with highest honors in Interpersonal & Public Communication from Central Michigan University. He currently is the Director of Admissions for Culver Academies. Prior to arriving at Culver Academies, he was a Senior Enrollment Management Consultant for an international Software Company specializing in Higher Education and worked with 10 Universities/Colleges on improving their enrollment-related processes and Student Administrative computer systems. Mr. Turnbull’s positions in Higher Education include Dean of Enrollment Management, Dean of Student Systems, Director of Admissions, Director of Financial Aid, Residence Hall Director, and College Instructor at Central Michigan University, Montcalm Community College, MI; University of Findlay, OH; Community College of Philadelphia, PA; and University of Pittsburgh, PA. Mr. Turnbull is married and has four children and his youngest Sean is a CMA grad 94’.