|Michelle A. Turman, CEO of Catalyst Consulting Services has been appointed to the Donate Life America Board of Directors in Richmond, Virginia. Turman brings over 24 years of nonprofit experience to the organization and will assist the organization in increasing the number of donated organs, eyes and tissue to save and heal lives through transplantation while developing a culture where donation is embraced as a fundamental human responsibility.
About the Donate Life America
DLA manages and promotes Donate Life℠, the national brand for the cause of donation; motivates the public to register as organ, eye and tissue donors; provides education about living donation; manages the National Donate Life Registry at RegisterMe.org; and develops and executes effective multi-media campaigns to promote donation.
Over the past 25 years, Donate Life America and the Donate Life Community have registered nearly 138 million organ, eye and tissue donors in the United States – more than 56% of the adult population.
Turman has been responsible for increasing the impact and best practices of nonprofit organizations she serves and has raised over $60 million for the Tampa Bay community through her professional and personal philanthropic efforts.
In 2015, Turman was recognized by Tampa Bay Metro Magazine as one of Tampa Bay’s Distinguished Women in Business in 2015 and The Face of Nonprofit Change in 2016. Turman was also a 2007, 2016, and 2018 finalist for the Tampa Bay Business Journal’s Business Woman of the Year. Turman was recently nominated by the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce for the 2018 Small Business Leader of the Year for her contributions to the Tampa Bay area.
Turman is author of the best-selling book, Jumping the Queue – Achieving Great Things Before You Are Ready and has been featured in American Express: Open Forum , Inc.com , Inc. Asian , New York Daily News , Investors Business Daily , Nerdy Girls Express , Young Upstarts , and other publications as an expert and author for her focus on change management in the workforce.
To learn more about how you can become an organ donor please visit www.donatelife.net