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Executive Leadership Team

Glenn Ledet, Jr.
Executive Director

An accomplished leader with more than 17 years of expertise, Glenn P. Ledet, Jr., PE has extensive experience in both the public and private sectors navigating coastal issues in Louisiana. Before being appointed to be Executive Director of the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), Mr. Ledet spent over 13 years in the Coastal engineering industry, including the last four years with a nationally renowned multi-disciplined engineering, planning, and construction management firm, where he led the strategic growth, business development, and operations for all of the company’s Coastal and Water Resources initiatives. Mr. Ledet also spent more than three years at CPRA as an Engineering Supervisor and then as the Assistant Administrator of CPRA’s Operations Division.

Mr. Ledet has played a key role in steering critical projects that contribute to the resilience and sustainability of Louisiana’s coast. This includes leading engineering, project management, and program management on critical coastal endeavors, such as the Upper Barataria Basin Flood Risk Reduction System ($3B), Calcasieu-Sabine Hydrologic Restoration and Large-Scale Marsh Creation Program ($261M), and St. Tammany Parish Flood Risk Reduction Program ($5B). These efforts have left an indelible mark, particularly in Coastal Louisiana and other Gulf Coast states, showcasing his commitment to advancing sustainable solutions and resilience in the face of environmental challenges.