Director, Facilities and Operations
Jimmy Stone is Director of the Facilities and Operations Directorate at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. In this position, he manages seven divisions that provide critical laboratory support services. These include facility operations, laboratory protection (security, fire protection, emergency preparedness, and emergency management), engineering and construction management, materials fabrication, site services, logistical functions, and craft services. In addition, the Facilities and Operations Directorate includes facilities strategic planning and natural resources functions.
Jimmy's accomplishments at ORNL include being part of the management team that revitalized and modernized the campus, helping to create the Department of Energy's largest science and energy laboratory. He also implemented a "landlord-tenant" model for operating facilities and has been responsible for achieving significant gains in efficiency, customer satisfaction, and, most notably, safety.
Jimmy has more than 25 years of experience in engineering, project management, nuclear operations, and facilities operations. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Tennessee Technology University and a Master's degree from the University of Tennessee.