President and Chief Executive Officer
Michelle Reichert is the president and chief executive officer of Consolidated Nuclear Security, LLC, the management and operating contractor for the Pantex Plant in Amarillo, Texas, and the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Reichert has more than
30 years of leadership and operational experience at Department of Energy sites, primarily Pantex and Y-12.
Previously, Reichert served as the CNS deputy enterprise manager, where she oversaw integration activities across the two sites and communications with employees, stakeholders, and customers.
Reichert also has held multiple leadership roles at Pantex where she oversaw daily operations to sustain a safe, secure, and effective nuclear deterrent. Reichert provided leadership in all aspects of plant operations including nuclear weapons, plutonium pit storage, high explosives, engineering, safety, security, emergency management, facilities management, quality, environmental protection and general administration.
Reichert also has extensive experience with operations at Y-12, having spent 22 years at the site. She was vice president of environment, safety, and health, and responsibilities included radiological/industrial safety, waste operations, human performance improvement, behavior
based safety, and integrated safety management. Also at Y-12, she managed enriched uranium metalworking production and manufacturing compliance, and served as the program manager for modernization and as the operations manager of analytical chemistry.
Reichert holds a B.S. in biology/chemistry from Viterbo University in Wisconsin and an M.S. in radiological engineering/health physics from the University of Florida.