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Derek Turner

Derek Turner is the Director of Business Development at Grand Circus Detroit, a tech training institute and co-working space in the heart of downtown Detroit. He is a current Venture for America Fellow and earned a BA in Political Science and Anthropology at Columbia University. His believes his greatest contribution to the downtown Detroit community is his wife, Katie.

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From Jobs Created to Jobs Filled in Detroit

(0) Comments | Posted December 11, 2013 | 10:27 AM

My favorite part of meeting new people is telling them where I live. When I reveal that my home and job are both in downtown Detroit, I typically get a response that mixes incredulity with horror, opening the door to a conversation on my perspective on the city. My talking...

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