Gary Turner served on active duty in the Army Medical Corp for two years as surgical tech. He graduated from Northern Arizona University in 1966 with multiple majors, accounting, finance, and economics. He worked four years in public accounting emphasizing nonprofit health care and later, 37 years with Sun Health Corporation (Boswel & Dell E. Webb Hospitals). Mr. Turner served 22 years as CFO for the health care providers and 15 years as the CEO of the investment holding & development corp. He organized and operated private investment projects for 25 years.