Rod Turner

Facilities Manager

Rod oversees all aspects of the Houston Endowment headquarters including building operations, maintenance, safety, and upkeep. He plays an integral role in establishing all headquarters-related policies and processes.

Rod is a veteran of both the U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force whose dedication to service shines through his career and interactions with others. Prior to joining Houston Endowment in 2022, Rod held positions of Property Acquisitions and Facilities Director for Houston area charter and private schools. There, he gained a wealth of knowledge overseeing building maintenance and managing contract services. He also maintained a 20-year career with Delta Airlines as a Station Manager.

A native of Atlanta, Rod lived in Florida before moving to Houston in 2005 with his wife, three daughters and two dogs. His family grew in 2022 to welcome Rod’s first grandchild, Blaire. Outside of the office, Rod enjoys travelling across the globe, particularly to beach destinations. He is also an avid sports fan and roots for his Atlanta home teams and the Auburn University Tigers.