Principal – Chief Executive Officer
Trent Turk is responsible for and provides direction to principals, survey project managers and other staff in the daily operation of GeoSurvey. He oversees all aspects of survey business management, including marketing, problem resolution, administration, and human resources. He provides advice to department heads on issues related to project and personnel management. Trent is involved in boundary-related decisions made within the company and provides technical review for completed projects. He has extensive knowledge of route, boundary, and topographic surveys, especially those conforming to client’s and ALTA/ACSM standards. He is involved with expanding the service offerings of the company, learning all aspects of new technology such as the use of laser scanning and unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) equipment for survey measurements. He has also served as an expert witness for several court cases related to boundary issues during his career. Trent is licensed in Georgia, Florida, South Carolina and Tennessee.
Trent graduated from Southern Polytechnic State University in Marietta, Georgia in 1986 with a degree in Civil Engineering Technology. He has worked in land surveying since he was 19 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 vice-chair for the Board of Trustees for the Kennesaw State University Foundation. Trent is also the 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 Marietta Kiwanis, a local civic service organization. He resides in Marietta, GA with his wife, LaSona and their two dogs, Bella and Buster.