Trent Turk is the original founder of GeoSurvey, Ltd. He founded the firm in 1996 in Marietta, Ga, where the company still operates today. He sold his interest in the firm in 2021, and now serves as mentor to new owners of the firm. Trent has extensive knowledge of route, boundary, and topographic surveys, especially those conforming to ALTA/ACSM standards. He also has decades of leadership experience while serving as CEO of the firm for almost 25 years. He is involved with expanding the service offerings of the company, seeking new personnel for the firm, and assisting the firm's owners with strategic planning. He has served as an expert witness for several court cases related to boundary issues during his career and assists the firm with legal issues when they arise. Trent is licensed in Georgia, Florida, South Carolina and Tennessee.
Trent graduated from Southern Polytechnic State University (now Kennesaw State University) in Marietta, Georgia in 1986 with a degree in Civil Engineering Technology. He has worked in land surveying since he was 19 years old and has always had a passion for the profession. He continues to be involved with Southern Polytechnic State University (now Kennesaw State University) by serving as Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Kennesaw State University Foundation. Trent is also the immediate past Chairman of The Surveying and Mapping Society of GA Education Foundation and a member of SAMSOG. He is a graduate of Leadership Cobb in 2005, a graduate of Honorary Commanders, and is an active member of the Marietta Kiwanis, a local civic service organization. He resides in Marietta, GA with his wife, LaSona and their two dogs, Bella and Buster. He plans to fully retire within the next few years.