Emily Turnis

Emily, a native Cedar Rapidian and Xavier graduate, has never strayed far from the Corridor. After graduating from the University of Northern Iowa with a dual-degree in economics and english, she and her husband decided to put down roots in Center Point with their beautiful children and dog, Copper. Emily enjoys wearing multiple hats- wife, mother, accountant, coach, and volunteer. She stays extremely active within her children’s lives from helping with homework to coaching little league and teaching religious education, she enjoys utilizing her talents to help her own children, as well as others, learn and grow. When taking a moment for herself Emily enjoys eating ice cream, going on walks, gardening, crafting, and binging her favorite TV shows.

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