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NFS Leadership - Michael W. McKinnon

Michael W. McKinnon, Director of Program Management and Contract Services

Michael W. McKinnon

Director of Program Management and Contract Services

Michael W. McKinnon is the Director of Program Management and Contract Services for Nuclear Fuel Services, Inc. in Erwin, Tennessee.

He has more than 34 years of motivational leadership and management experience in nuclear facility plant maintenance and operations.  McKinnon is a proven leader who has consistently achieved peak levels of performance.

At NFS, McKinnon has also served as the operations director, manufacturing operations section manager, and director of strategy, plans and assessments. Prior to joining BWXT at the NFS facility, McKinnon was the program manager at VT Griffin Services, Inc. in Kings Bay, GA. 

In 1981, McKinnon began his career in the United States Navy, attending the Naval Academy and earning a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering. His distinguished career included serving as Commanding Officer of the USS KENTUCKY (SSBN 737) and retiring after 26 years of naval service as the Installation Commanding Officer for the Naval Submarine Base in Kings Bay, GA, where he received the 2007 Commander-in-Chief’s Installation Excellence Award.

McKinnon earned his Executive Certificate in Management and Leadership from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology/MIT Sloan School of Management in 2007. 

Director of Program Management and Contract Services