With more than 25 years’ experience in media, PR, economic development and government relations, Craig Turner, President of Momentum Public Affairs, LLC, has had the privilege of handling public education campaigns and advocating for some of the highest-profile issues affecting Western New York and Southern Ontario.
Craig is a graduate of the University at Buffalo, and is active in regional economic development in WNY and Southern Ontario, serving as both President of World Trade Center Buffalo Niagara, and Executive Director for the Buffalo Niagara International Trade Gateway Organization.
Prior to starting MPA, Craig served as vice president with the Buffalo Niagara Partnership, WNY’s regional chamber of commerce, where he directed the organization’s business development and government affairs efforts. Before his work with the chamber, Craig spent several years as press secretary for the Erie County Legislature.
Craig is also a veteran political consultant, and founded The Campaign Coach training program for local candidates in 2015.
A prolific writer, Craig is the author of the WILTON’S GOLD time travel trilogy (2015) and the time travel thriller, THE GARDEN (2018). He has multiple publications in national magazines such as American History, ROAST Magazine and GAMES Magazine.