Our Team

Tammy L. Turner


Tammy L. Turner is a Recruiter, Author, Public Speaker, and Trainer. After serving for over six years in the field of public accounting and having worked at major firms such as Arthur Andersen and Deloitte & Touche, Tammy realized that her true passion was in the field of Human Resources. As such, Tammy worked as a recruiter for Robert Half Finance & Accounting and a senior recruiter at Quicken Loans/Rock Financial. In 2004, Tammy was able to travel overseas to Cambodia where she worked as a recruiting consultant for UNICEF. Tammy returned to the United States in 2007 and established Kapstone Training Services, and in 2010, she established her own publishing company Kapstone Publishing. 

Tammy’s “Elements of Success” program has helped shape the careers of students and business professionals throughout the U.S. and abroad. In this program, she offers training on executive presence, business etiquette and image, dining etiquette, leadership training, and skills to successfully master the art of networking. Her debut book, How to Talk to Strangers: A Step-by-Step Guide to Professional Networking, is a vital tool for any business professional looking to go to the next level. Your mother may have told you not to talk to strangers, but Tammy teaches you how to talk to them. Tammy published her second book, 365 Days of Motivation: A Guide to Success in Life & Business, in December 2012, and it is a must have for anyone and everyone looking for encouragement or inspiration in their daily business or personal relationships. Tammy’s third book, which is a collaborative effort, The Soul of a Winner: 5 True Stories of Success was published in November 2013.  In December 2013 Tammy was named one of the “25 Most Influential Women in Detroit” by MIX92.3 and in January 2014, Tammy became “Mrs. Wayne County”, a delegate in the Mrs. Michigan America Pageant.

Tammy enjoys watching football, is a marathoner, loves to ski, and is an avid golfer.  She enjoys traveling and spending time with her children.

Kerry Buffington


Kerry Buffington is a Human Resource Professional with over 10 years of experience working for several automotive suppliers such as Federal Mogul Motorparts and Airboss Flexible Products. She also worked to further brand the national Women of Color STEM Conference working as their Business Development Manager.

She was born and raised in the city of Detroit, has a Master’s Degree from Central Michigan University in HR Administration with an Bachelor’s Degree in Organizational Administration. People are her passion. She loves her community and works for the betterment of it as a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Detroit Alumni.

Her favorite things to do are to spend time with her family and dancing.