Darin Fortenberry, MBA

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Darin Fortenberry, MBA – Senior Operations Specialist 

Mr. Fortenberry is the Water Treatment Division Manager in the Bossier City Public Utilities Department. He works with his team as part of a Public-Private Partnership (P3) initiative developed between Manchac and the City of Bossier.  Darin is a Centenary College graduate with a Master’s Degree in Business Administration. He has more than 28 combined years of experience in municipal utility management, operations and guidance with a strong emphasis in infrastructure improvement, process optimization, asset management, and regulatory compliance. Mr. Fortenberry is Class IV Certified by the Louisiana Office of Public Health, Engineering Section, in all disciplines of Water and Wastewater. He has decades of experience developing Emergency Response Plans and Standard Operating Procedures, as well as preparing regulatory-related assessments. These assessments aid municipal utility personnel in mitigating unplanned and planned events, as well serving as guidance tools for performing routine operations and maintenance tasks. In 2012, he received the Stanford Who’s Who Distinction Award that is given to professionals to acknowledge their achievements and the positive impact that they have made in their prospective industries throughout their lifetime. In 2017, he was nominated and accepted into Marquis Who's Who for his demonstrated leadership, excellence and longevity in the field of science and engineering. This recognition is comprised of the top 3% of professionals in the world.