Michael Turner received his Bachelor of Art degree from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1987 in Political Science with an emphasis in International Relations as well as Economics. In 1992 he earned the designation of Associate in Risk Management.

He began his insurance career in 1988 with Industrial Indemnity as a worker’s compensation claims examiner and eventually moved into underwriting. He joined Johnson and Higgins in June 1990 as a large risk monoline property broker with particular emphasis on Manufacturers and highly protected risks. In January 1999, he and three partners created Corbis (Core Business Insurance Services), a wholly minority owned national commercial insurance brokerage catering to Fortune 1000, minority owned and public entity business’. In April, 2000, Michael joined Aon Risk Services as a sales professional. In January, 2005 he moved to Jardine Lloyd Thompson as they reentered the domestic retail insurance marketplace. He functioned as a sales professional focused on Fortune 1000 risks. In March 2007, JLT was acquired by Alliant Insurance Services where he specialized in construction industry risk management. In January, 2010 he joined MiNT United as a principal, Nevada managing executive and producer. As of October 2013, he has joined IOA in developing the Las Vegas market specializing in construction industry risk management, transportation and hospitality risks.

Current designations and licenses:

  • Associate in Risk Management
  • Nevada resident license property, casualty and surety

Non-resident licenses:

  • California
  • Tennessee
  • Arizona
  • Utah
  • Michigan
  • Ohio
  • Florida
  • South Carolina

University of California, Los Angeles – Bachelor of Art degree in Political Science


Associate in Risk Management

Nevada resident license property, casualty and surety