Mark Sellers

Mission Assurance
Associate Labs Director

As the Mission Assurance Associate Labs Director for Sandia National Laboratories, Mark Sellers leads a new division that focuses on quality assurance, contractor assurance, cybersecurity, mission computing, and surety engineering and weapons quality.

With more than 30 years of professional experience, including more than 12 years leading quality, safety, and mission assurance projects for Northrop Grumman, Mark has guided U.S. Department of Energy projects and mission assurance and system engineering organizations in support of U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and Intelligence Community projects in Cyber, Defense & Technologies, Missile Defense, and Intelligence divisions.

Most recently, as Mission Assurance and Programs Manager, Mark established mission assurance and programs functions for a newly created $500 million/ year business unit focused on cyber, command and control, and information technology services for DoD customers. He has led mission assurance for large, complex, high-consequence, high-visibility programs in geographically dispersed locations.

Mark is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt with $15 million in documented savings, and is an SAE-certified Lead Auditor. He has a proven history of improving mission assurance engagement, which in turn improves operational performance.

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