Michael Hazen

Vice President, Infrastructure Operations Division

Mike Hazen

Michael Hazen is vice president of the Infrastructure Operations Division and serves as chief security officer at Sandia National Laboratories, a subsidiary of Lockheed Martin Corporation.

In September 2007 he assumed his current position with line responsibilities that include Radiation Protection, Waste Management, Environment, Safety, and Health; Security and Emergency Management, International Travel; and Facilities Management and Operations. He leads the Defense Security Program for the Nuclear Weapons Program Management Unit. As the Chief Security Officer, he integrates all efforts relating to the protection of people, resources, and information, including security operations, computer security. He speaks for Sandia in all aspects of protection.

Prior to this assignment, Hazen served as the director of the Safeguards and Security Center and as the Principal Program Director of the Defense Security Program of the Nuclear Weapons Program Management Unit. He led an organization responsible for the entire spectrum of safeguards and security operations, including policy and guidance for the principal site in Albuquerque, NM and in 13 remote locations. His program responsibilities included Cyber Security, Weapons Incident Response, Safeguards and Security, and Secure Transportation Assets.

Michael Hazen began his service to Sandia in June 2004. Since his arrival at Sandia, he has attended the Nuclear Weapons Leadership Development Program and received a fellowship at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Seminar XXI Program.

Before coming to Sandia, Hazen completed a 31-year career in the United States Air Force. As the director of Security Forces, AF Space Command his last AF assignment, he was responsible for the stewardship of both the Nuclear and Space Security Roadmaps, which guaranteed the protection of vital global and national assets.

Prior to this assignment he was Wing Commander for Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio; there, he provided total operations and logistics support to one of the largest bases in the Air Force, which employed more than 22,700 people. He was responsible for real property, equipment, and supplies valued at more than $7.5 billion, annual expenditures exceeding $9.1 billion, and payroll of $940 million. He led the protection mission during and after 9/11, which kept 125 separate unit missions going and supported America around the world.

Hazen received a B.S. in Management from the University of Maryland, an M.A. in Public Administration from Golden Gate University, attended Air Command and Staff College, and attended the Air Force’s highest educational institution, the Air War College.