Michelle McQueen, PG, PMP, is the Chief Operating Officer for the Facilities and Operations Directorate at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) where she develops and implements strategic initiatives to enable great science and improve operational efficiency within the directorate.
For more than 20 years she has been serving federal, state, and private clients in all facets of management, from project and program planning through execution and completion. Over Michelle’s tenure she played a key role in the successful completion of significant projects at BNL that have allowed the research institution to move into the future, including the decontamination and decommissioning of nuclear reactors and support facilities, as well as the readiness planning for the startup of a synchrotron light source.
Michelle is a licensed Professional Geologist in New York and is a certified Project Management Professional through PMI. Michelle received her B.S. and M.S. from Stony Brook University. She started a successful book club, has volunteered as Secretary of her local civic association, and enjoys mountain biking.