He currently serves as Senior Vice President of Administration for Lincoln Educational Services.
Tayfun has worked for an architectural and engineering firm in Cedar Knolls, Montclair State University and joined CB Richard Ellis in 2006. At CBRE / Bank of America he was responsible for the New Store Program, developing 300+/- new branches across the country in 4 years. When the financial crisis occurred Tayfun was transferred to a national account and worked as the Global Director of Project Management for Hertz Corporation.
Tayfun strongly believes in community engagement. He formerly served on his local Board of Adjustment and supports several local non-profits. Tayfun also is a member of the New Jersey Board of Nursing and Councilman and Municipal Chair in his town.
Tayfun holds Bachelors of Science in Architecture from Istanbul Technical University and an MBA degree from Montclair State University. He achieved certification as a Six Sigma Black Belt by Rutgers University and Lockheed Martin and is a licensed real estate professional in NJ. Tayfun is also a LEED Accredited Professional certified by US Green Building Council and a Certified Public Accountant.
He resides in Chatham Township with his wife Tulin and daughter Defne.