Marsh Lavenue has served as President and CEO of INTERA Incorporated since 2008. Marsh joined INTERA in Austin as a Staff Hydrogeologist in 1985 and since that time has served as Albuquerque Group Manager, Director of Marketing and Sales, Vice President of Western Operations and as Senior Vice President of INTERA's Performance Assessment Division. He’s played a key role in establishing several domestic and international INTERA offices and has served on INTERA's Board of Directors since 2002 and as Chairman of the Board since 2008. Marsh has been privileged to lead the INTERA leadership team in its execution of INTERA’s core mission of Innovation and Stewardship for a Sustainable Tomorrow. Since taking over the leadership of the company, INTERA has grown significantly in headcount, geographical locations, revenue and profitability through the establishment and execution of a corporate growth philosophy and strategy, an adherence to key performance indicator best practices and the establishment of an intentional corporate culture based on stewardship.
Marsh’s technical expertise includes regional hydrologic model development, calibration, and sensitivity/uncertainty analysis. He has been involved in domestic and international projects for private industry, state- or federal-governmental agencies concerning issues related to water resource management, fate and transport of contaminants in the subsurface, and the performance assessment of sites considered for long-term geologic storage of radioactive waste. He has authored and coauthored journal articles and technical reports concerning groundwater flow modeling, surface water modeling, integrated surface water-groundwater modeling and collaborated in the development of the Pilot-Point inverse method, now an industry standard for groundwater model parameter estimation.