Mark L. Murphy

Chief Operations Officer
311 Technical and Administrative Services Facility (TASF)
The Ames Laboratory
Ames, IA 50011-3020
Phone 515-294-3979
Fax 515-294-4456

Research Interests

(Chronologically most recent on top)Education

  • M.B.A., Iowa State University, 1994
  • B.A., Accounting, University of Northern Iowa,  1976

(Chronologically most recent on top)Professional Appointments

Ames Laboratory (U.S. Department of Energy) Appointments, 1982 – present:  

  • Chief Operation Officer/Chief Financial Officer, 1997 – present 
  • Chief Accountant/Finance Manager, 1995 - 1997 
  • Assistant Chief Accountant, 1982 – 1995

General Summary of Responsibilities

  • Member of the Laboratory’s Executive Council 
  • Lead point of contact for DOE Ames Site Office
  • Direct reports include Managers of Accounting, Budget, Information Systems, Purchasing and Property Management, Human Resources, Facilities & Engineering Services  
  • Directly responsible for foreign visits and assignments, foreign travel, conference management, and is the counterintelligence POC. 
  • Member of leadership team that is responsible for the Annual Lab Plan and the mission readiness component. 
  • Represents Executive Council on safety walk-throughs, the Safeguards and Security team, the ALARA committee.  
  • Member of the National Laboratory and Office of Science COO groups, NLCFO group and SC Operations Improvement Council. 
  • Primary POC for PEMP process.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of CPAs
  • Iowa Society of CPAs