BY MAIRE O’NEILL
Kim Lebak has been named president and general manager of N3B Los Alamos making her responsible for managing the company’s 10-year, $1.4 billion contract to clean up legacy waste at Los Alamos National Laboratory.
Lebak served 27 with the Department of Energy (DOE), including three years as manager of the DOE National Nuclear Security Administration Los Alamos Field Office from 2014-2017 and also time at Lawrence Livermore and Sandia National Laboratories. She went on to work as vice president of independent performance assurance for Huntington Ingalls Industries in their nuclear and environmental group before joining HII subsidiary N3B as environmental remediation program manager responsible for planning and execution such as soil, groundwater, surface water, and facility deactivation and decommissioning.
Earlier in her career, she spent 27 years serving in several different management roles with NNSA as Manager of the Los Alamos, Livermore, and Sandia field offices. In each of these roles, she was the senior executive lead responsible for executing oversight of complex nuclear sites ensuring regulatory compliance.
Lebak holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from West Virginia University and a master’s degree in environmental engineering and science from Clemson University.