Paul Turner

Director of Event Operations and Security
Dallas Cowboys and AT&T Stadium

In his 24 years in the public assembly facilities industry, Paul has developed and led numerous guest and event services operations in performing arts centers, arenas and stadiums. He has previously held positions with the NFL Philadelphia Eagles, the NBA Portland Trailblazers and the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts in Southern California.
Paul is active in the venue management industry and is chair of the Stadium Committee for the International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM). He is a member of the Advisory Board for the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4), a faculty member for the Academy for Venue Safety and Security (AVSS) and serves on the Security Advisory Committee and Facility Coordination Group for the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship. Paul is well known for developing industry best practices for event management, security and venue operations.  He has created many training and development programs and is a regular presenter at industry meetings and conferences.
Paul has a Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communication from California State University, Long Beach and he lives in Grapevine, Texas with his wife and daughter.

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