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W. Mark Logan-bio

W. Mark Logan

Lieutenant Colonel (retired) Mark Logan, has over 42 years of organizational leadership and project management experience in both the U. S. Army and the U. S. Department of Energy.  As an army officer, Mr. Logan was responsible for operational planning, training, project management, and numerous troop commands ranging from air and armored cavalry units to the management of operations and training for the US Army Armor School. 

Upon retirement from the military, Mr. Logan was hired by the Y-12 National Security Complex as a contractor Security Specialist and was almost immediately advanced to Technical Security Manager for the five Lockheed Martin sites located in Tennessee, Kentucky, and Ohio.  This position was responsible for Counterintelligence activities, Technical Surveillance Countermeasures, and Operations Security for the Y-12 Nuclear Weapons Complex.  Later, Mr. Logan was promoted to Personnel Security Manager for the Oak Ridge Complex which included the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Y-12 National Security Complex,  K-25 Gaseous Diffusion Plant as well as other satellite organizations.  This position required the effective management and control of nearly 20,000 personnel access authorizations (security clearances), the personnel assurance programs for Y-12 and ORNL, U. S. and Foreign National Visits and Assignments, security education programs, Workplace Substance Abuse, Workplace Violence, Information Security subject areas, and other related programs.

Mr. Logan was a member of the transition team for the implementation of the University of Tennessee/Battelle Memorial Institute contract and as a result relocated to the Oak Ridge National Laboratory.  At the laboratory, he initially continued to manage the ORNL Personnel Security program.  Based on the increased importance and visibility of Uranium 233 operations and material disposition after 9/11/2001 and his experience base, Mr. Logan was selected to lead an effort to conduct comprehensive vulnerability assessments for U-233 facilities.  These efforts resulted in enhanced and innovative facility protective measures, terrorist threat reduction, and assured adversary defeat, as validated by numerous DOE Office of Science force-on-force exercises and inspections.   

With the interest of ORNL management in obtaining ever increasing levels of classified business, Mr. Logan was selected to lead the Information Security Group.  His responsibilities included managing DOD security clearances, control and protection of classified matter, conducting inquiries and preparing reports into incidents of security concern, technical security, management of a work for others Special Access Programs and sensitive compartment facility services and interfaces.

Mr. Logan holds both B. S. and M. S. degrees in Business Administration and is an honor graduate of the U. S. Army Command and General Staff College.  He has received numerous awards during his career from the U. S. Army, Lockheed Martin Corporation, and the Battelle Memorial Institute.