Pierre Turner is engaged and dedicated to providing and building a good connection with staff, as the Human Resource Manager for the C2 GPS Workforce Solutions Alamo (WSA) contract, his commitment has earned him a C2 GPS “Spot-Light” moment.
“Pierre always seeks the positive light in each individual even through tough circumstances,” stated Brenda Garcia, Managing Director WSA, “he often displays foresight in heading off problems before they occur. He’s kind-hearted and very passionate about his job. We are very fortunate to have him as a part of our C2GPS family.”
Pierre has been working in Human Resources for ten years, with 6 of those years employed with C2 GPS. When asked about what makes him so successful, he stated, “I challenge people to do better and if I am being challenged to do better, I do everything in my power to get to the level I need to be. I am a hard worker and take my job seriously.” Pierre strives to provide relational verses transactional interactions in work and life in general, “We do not know what anyone is going through, and empathy goes a long way. To learn about someone, you have to communicate with them.”
Pierre was born in Washington D.C. and grew up in Suwanee, Georgia where he attended Collins High School. He received a full scholarship to attend and play football for the University of Richmond in Virginia where he received a bachelor’s degree in Rhetoric and Communications Studies in 2009. In addition, Pierre has earned a certification from the Society for Human Resource Management – Certified Professionals (SHRM-CP) and is also certified as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR).
When Turner played college football, he racked up a total of 76 tackles and 8 sacks in his four-year college career. In 2011, Pierre turned pro and played in the Arena Football League with the Cleveland Gladiators, Orlando Predators, San Antonio Talons and later with the Jacksonville Sharks. Today, in his off time, Pierre is a professional athlete with the National Arena Football League playing fullback and linebacker positions for the San Antonio Gunslingers. The team gives back to the community by sponsoring food donations, blanket drives and provides presentations to school children.
When Pierre was asked to describe something about himself, he expressed that he likes doing Dot Mandalas. “I’m not great at them by any means but practice makes perfect, and you don’t have to be great at a hobby to enjoy it.”
Thank you, Pierre, for all your hard work and dedication!