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Andy Page

ORAU President and Chief Executive Officer

Andy Page is president and chief executive officer of ORAU. He provides comprehensive oversight, strategic direction, and leadership for ORAU and its diverse set of missions involving science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) workforce development, scientific assessment, worker health, and environmental management.

Page works closely with government agencies and ORAU’s 121–member university consortium to secure new programs and partnerships to further enhance ORAU’s national and international reputation. Page oversees ORAU’s flagship contract, the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, which ORAU manages for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and where Page served as the ORISE director from 2009 to 2016. ORAU also supports various DOE national laboratories with STEM internship and fellowship programs to help build the pipeline of future scientists and engineers.

Before becoming president, Page was vice president and director of ORAU’s National Security and Emergency Management Program, supporting DOE’s National Nuclear Security Administration’s Office of Emergency Response. In this capacity he also managed several major counterterrorism programs for other government agencies that supported DOE’s national security mission.

Prior to joining ORAU in 1999, Page served nearly 25 years with the U.S. Marine Corps. He was a commanding officer in both Fleet Marine and Marine Corps Security Forces, served as deputy branch head of amphibious ships and programs for the Chief of Naval Operations at the Pentagon, and served in other high-level staff assignments at Marine Corps Headquarters in Washington, D.C.

Page serves on the board of directors for the East Tennessee Economic Council and the Oak Ridge Public Education Foundation. He is a member of the UT-Battelle Board of Governors, institutional liaison for the Tennessee Valley Corridor Board of Directors and a member of the Covenant Health Leadership Academy Class of 2017. He received a master’s degree in management from Webster University, a master’s degree in education from Old Dominion University and a master’s degree in national resource strategy from the National Defense University. He received his bachelor’s degree in history from The Citadel.

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