Scott Aeilts

Scott Aeilts, Mission Services, Associate Labs Director

Mission Services Associate Labs Director

As the Mission Services Associate Labs Director for Sandia National Laboratories, Scott Aeilts leads financial management systems, business excellence and process improvements, work authorization systems, information technology, purchasing, and other administrative services.

Scott’s 25-year pre-Sandia career includes 17 years of business management experience on defense-related government contracts. Most recently, he was Senior Director at Honeywell Federal Manufacturing & Technologies, which manages and operates the U.S. Department of Energy’s Kansas City National Security Campus. He has led Honeywell Operating System (HOS) Gold activities, including strategy deployment, Six Sigma, enterprise business operating systems, and product development improvement processes and initiatives to deliver continuously improving value to all customers.

Previously, Scott served as the Chief Financial Officer at the Kansas City National Security Campus. Before joining Honeywell, Scott spent 13 years working for Aerospace and Defense contractor Alliant Techsystems. As the Chief Financial Officer and Director of Business Operations at a government-owned contractor-operated facility, he led all financial, contractual, information technology, and business system activities, executing $1 billion/year in funding.

Scott holds an MBA from Washington University, St. Louis, and is a CPA and a Six Sigma Green Belt. He serves on the University of New Mexico Anderson Foundation Board. He is the Vice Chair for the Sandia Investment Committee.

Scott is married with two sons and one daughter. He enjoys watching his sons play basketball and baseball, and going to his daughter’s dance competitions.

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