Ocean Institute Leadership


Lane Avery, President, Finance and Administration and Wendy Marshall, President, Education and Operations (left) pictured at the Time Capsule Event at Ocean Institute with Ocean Institute Marketing Manager, Kayla Tademy (center) and County Supervisor, Lisa Bartlett (right).

Lane Avery serves as President of Finance and Administration. Avery previously served as CFO for the Ocean Institute for three years and brings prior experience from Fluor, FDIC, Grant Thornton, Arthur Andersen, PeopleSoft and Oracle. Lane is a California Certified Public Accountant (inactive) with a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Houston.

Dr. Wendy Marshall serves as President of Education and Operations. Marshall join Ocean Institute in 2017 as Vice President of Education and brings leadership experience in education organizations in for-profit and non-profit sectors, including USC, Houghton Mifflin, College Board, and the Discovery Cube. Wendy has a doctorate in education from USC, where she earned the Dissertation of the Year award for her research in 2012.