Operations & Business

Enabling Mission Success

What We Do

Operations and Business (O&B) is a large organization made up of the Business Directorate, Environment, Safety and Health, Human Resources, Infrastructure and Operations, Office of the Chief Financial Officer, Project Management Office and Security Organization. Our common purpose is to deliver operational excellence and innovative solutions that enable our national security mission and world-class science at LLNL.

Meet the people who enable the Lab's amazing mission. Learn about the day-to-day life of a security officer, a facilities manager, an electrician, a safety professional, a financial expert and more.

Who We Are

Our Operations and Business staff includes project management, scientific, technical, administrative, business and operational experts. We all work together to enable the Lab’s mission.


Diandra Benjamin
Principal Associate Directorate Office
Mark McCain
Tim Steele
Project Management Office
Cindy McAneney
Business Directorate
Emil Pasion
Security Organization
Phillip Weiss
Office of the Chief Financial Officer
Ashley Cube
Talent Acquisition Team, Human Resources
Tony Cason
I&O/Global Security

Our Areas of Operation

O&B enables LLNL to achieve our national security mission through operational excellence, innovation, transformation, partnerships and a commitment to collaboration.


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Business Directorate

The Business Directorate (BD) provides essential services to the Lab including technical communications (graphic design, editing, printing, web design, review and release/information management), asset management (food services, vehicles, travel, property and shipping), and supply chain management (procurement and subcontracts).


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Environment, Safety & Health

Environment, Safety and Health’s (ES&H) mission is to enable and support the Laboratory’s mission through effective and efficient environmental, safety and health programs such as radiation protection, health services, safety education and training, work planning and control and nuclear safety.


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Human Resources

Human Resources (HR), in collaboration with the senior management team, designs and implements comprehensive and integrated strategies, systems and services to attract, train, qualify, retain, motivate and advance a world-class workforce aligned with the Laboratory’s scientific mission, values, business focus and desired results.


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Infrastructure and Operations

From maintaining and operating facilities to emergency management and environmental restoration, Infrastructure and Operations (I&O) enables world-class science and the national security mission by ensuring that LLNL operations, property, buildings, facilities and infrastructure are equipped to provide quality support.


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Office of the Chief Financial Officer

The Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) provides financial leadership to stakeholders and collaborators through high quality products and services that promote sound financial stewardship, Lab-wide efficiencies and effective decision making in support of LLNL’s mission, values and operations.


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Project Management Office

The Project Management Office (PMO) provides comprehensive infrastructure project services including engineering, design, estimating, construction and project management. PMO combines the project execution team and the project beneficiary into one cohesive group, for more effective communications and alignment.


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Security Organization

The Security Organization (SO) provides security expertise and guidance in support of LLNL’s mission. The SO also maintains a secure environment that appropriately protects personnel, information, property and nuclear material while complying with laws, policies and procedures.


Our Facilities and Infrastructure

O&B maintains state of the art facilities across the Lab, including those dedicated exclusively to operations, security and procurement.


Join Our Team

O&B is home to a diverse staff including project management professionals, creatives, skilled trades, supply chain staff, facility managers, security officers, HR professionals, scientists, engineers, technicians, administrators and more.