Mark D. Turrentine is a graduate of Northeast Louisiana University, serves as President and Chief Executive Officer. He is a Past President and a member of the board of directors of the Louisiana Association of Affordable Housing Providers (LAAHP). LAAHP is a non-profit organization with the primary goal of encouraging laws, regulations and programs that contribute toward developing a viable affordable housing industry in Louisiana. He is also a member of Vistage International. Vistage is a worldwide Chief Executive leadership counseling program that helps chief executives become better leaders, make better decisions, and achieve better results.
Prior to joining Standard Enterprises in 1996, Mark worked for the development arm of the C. J. Brown Corporation of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, for 8 years. He was involved in the renovation and construction of approximately 2,000 apartment units utilizing tax-exempt bond financing, HUD mortgage insurance, Low-Income Housing Tax Credits and Historic Tax Credits. He held the position of Senior Vice President upon leaving C. J. Brown in 1994.
Mark served as Vice President of American Central Development for nearly two years, developing approximately 500 apartment units utilizing Low Income Housing Tax Credits. Upon leaving American Central Development and joining Standard Enterprises, he served as a consultant to American Central Development in the financing of approximately 1,300 apartment units of new construction and renovation utilizing tax-exempt bond financing and low income housing tax credits.
In all, Mark has been involved in the acquisition and development of over 5,000 apartment units.
Standard Enterprises promotes equal housing opportunity and choice for all prospective residents regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, disability, or marital or familial status.
3104 Breard Street
Monroe, LA 71201