Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty served as the Administrator of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and Under Secretary for Nuclear Security at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) from February 2018 until November 2020. Confirmed by the United States Senate on February 15, 2018, she was the first woman to hold this leadership position. With more than 30 years of national security experience, Ms. Gordon-Hagerty was responsible for the management and operations of NNSA in support of President Trump’s nuclear security agenda. NNSA is a semi-autonomous agency within DOE responsible for enhancing national security through the military application of nuclear science. NNSA maintains and enhances the safety, security, and effectiveness of the U.S. nuclear weapons stockpile; works to reduce the global danger from weapons of mass destruction; provides the U.S. Navy with safe and effective nuclear propulsion; and responds to nuclear and radiological emergencies in the U.S. and abroad. She was a member of the joint DOD-DOE Nuclear Weapons Council.
Ms. Gordon-Hagerty served as a career civil servant in several U.S. Government leadership positions, including as the Director of Combating Terrorism, National Security Council staff for more than five years. She also served at DOE as the Director, Office of Emergency Response, and as Acting Director, Office of Nuclear Weapons Surety. Ms. Gordon-Hagerty was a professional staff member on the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce. She began her professional career as a health physicist at NNSA’s Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
Presently, Ms. Gordon-Hagerty is the CEO of Wolverine Global, Inc, (formerly LEG, Inc.) a Woman Owned Small Business in Delray Beach, FL. She serves as an Outside Director with Visible Assets, Inc., and Westinghouse Electric Corporation, WGS. She has been appointed to and currently serves as a Commissioner of the Strategic Posture Commission established by the FY22 National Defense Authorization Act. Prior to joining the Trump Administration, Ms. Gordon-Hagerty was president of Tier Tech International, Inc., a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business providing professional expertise to combating WMD terrorism worldwide. She was also president and CEO of LEG, Inc., a consulting firm focusing on national security issues. Ms. Gordon-Hagerty served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of USEC, Inc.
Ms. Gordon-Hagerty holds a Master of Public Health degree in Health Physics and a Bachelor of Science, both from the University of Michigan. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Health Physics Society.
WHEN: Friday, September 8, 2023 11:30 AM
WHERE: Naples Hilton, 5111 Tamiami Trail N., Naples, FL 34103