Throughout its history, Sandia has been guided by the core
principle of — in the words of President Harry Truman — providing
"exceptional service in the national interest."
President & Laboratories Director
Paul Hommert is the director of Sandia National Laboratories and
president of Sandia Corporation. Sandia has principal sites
in Albuquerque, N.M., and Livermore, Calif., an annual budget of $2.5 billion,
and approximately 9,400 employees.
Deputy Laboratories Director & Executive Vice President for Mission Support
Kimberly (Kim) C. Sawyer is the deputy Laboratories director and executive vice president for Mission Support at Sandia National
Laboratories. She is responsible for ensuring
that all Mission Support programs are integrated and that those
programs support mission delivery.
Deputy Laboratories Director and Executive Vice President for National Security Programs
Jerry McDowell is the deputy Laboratories director and executive vice president for National Security Programs at Sandia National
Laboratories. He is the steward of the Integrated National Security
Mission vision and strategy, and the senior executive of the Nuclear
Bonnie Apodaca is CFO and vice president of Business Operations at Sandia National Laboratories. As a member of Sandia’s senior executive leadership team, she’s
responsible for developing and executing financial strategies, teaming
with others on the leadership team to build relationships with key
customers, cultivate and develop new business, and provide reach-back to
Lockheed Martin corporate resources.
Vice President for Human Resources and Communications
Pamela (Pam) D. Hansen Hargan is vice president of Human Resources and Communications at Sandia National Laboratories. Pam is responsible for the leadership and labs-wide management of human
resources, health, benefits, and employee services. Pam is also
responsible for Sandia’s communication efforts which include planning,
strategy, executive communications, media relations, external branding,
community affairs and internal communications.
Michael Hazen is vice president of the Infrastructure Operations Division and serves as chief security officer at Sandia National Laboratories. His line responsibilities includes overseeing the
Environment, Safety, and Health and Emergency Management Center; the
Safeguards and Security Center; and the Facilities Management and
Vice President, Defense Systems & Assessments Mission
Jeffrey A. Isaacson is vice president for the Defense Systems & Assessments Mission at Sandia National Laboratories. The mission is responsible for developing and integrating advanced science and technology into state-of-the art systems for the Department of Defense (DoD) and other national security agencies.
Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
Elizabeth (Becky) D. Krauss is vice president, general counsel, and corporate secretary at Sandia National Laboratories. She is responsible for managing Sandia’s legal activities,
encompassing areas such as general corporate law; employment and labor
relations; taxes and benefits; environmental, safety and health;
procurement; intellectual property; technology transfer; and litigation
Chief Technology Officer, Vice President of Science and Technology
Stephen (Steve) Rottler is chief technology officer and vice president of Science and Technology at Sandia National Laboratories. He is the executive responsible for leadership and management
of corporate research and development and capabilities stewardship. Steve is also responsible for leadership of
technology transfer and strategic research relationships with
universities, industry, and the State of New Mexico.
Information Technology (IT) Services & Chief Information Officer (CIO)
Michael Vahle is vice president of Information Technology (IT) Services and chief information officer (CIO). Michael is responsible for the vision and leadership of Sandia’s information technology, information management, and cybersecurity strategy.
Bruce C. Walker is vice president of Weapons Engineering and Product Realization at Sandia National Laboratories. He is the chief engineer for nuclear weapons with responsibility for leadership and management of nuclear weapon engineering and production activities.