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Tim Knewitz named Argonne National Laboratory’s Chief Financial Officer

Tim Knewitz has been named Argonne National Laboratory’s Chief Financial Officer. 

Prior to joining Argonne, Tim worked at Sandia National Laboratories for 30 years, serving as Chief Financial Officer since May 2017. Prior to that role, Tim was the Controller at Sandia, where he guided 25 managers and 240 employees to achieve excellence in financial operations by focusing on quality, customer relations and talent development.

We are pleased that Tim is joining Argonne in this critical role,” said Paul Kearns, Director of Argonne. Tim brings an in-depth understanding of financial management and established relationships across the financial community and with the Department of Energy. I am confident that the combination of Tim’s background, expertise and values will be a strong addition to our team.”

Tim received a Master of Accountancy and a Bachelor of Accountancy from New Mexico State University. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the National Laboratories CFO Executive Council.

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