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Mark Legendre


Mark Legendre joined The Water Institute of the Gulf after 32 years of public service. Previously, he served as Chief Fiscal Officer and Director of Accounting for the Louisiana State University AgCenter. While there, he oversaw business and financial matters, legislative affairs and purchasing, among others. 

A Baton Rouge native and certified public accountant, Legendre earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting and master’s degree in public administration from LSU. He is a graduate of the AgCenter Leadership Development program and the University of Kentucky’s College Business Management Institute.


  • Financial Management
  • Operational Efficiency
  • Process Improvement