From starting a lawn mowing business at the age of ten to running a multi-purpose advertising company at the age of 21, Volkan Turan has always been a focused entrepreneur and leader.  His company, Vmax Productions, LLC started with an idea for a YouTube-based car inventorying company.  Now, Turan has turned the company into a successful video-advertising business.

Turan is an active participant in the Corporate Mentor Program and served as an intern for a natural stone wholesaler, Wesfort Corporation.  Two months into the internship, Turan was promoted to sales manager for the firm.  He recently accepted an offer serve as an intern with Northwestern Mutual Financial Network in Tampa.

A co-founder of  “Tampa Car Meets,” a program where car enthusiasts throughout the Tampa Bay area get together to meet and socialize, Turan was selected to represent USF as a delegate to the Education without Borders Conference in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.  Turan is one of ten USF students chosen for this highly selective, prestigious honor.