Chelsey Aisenbrey

Director of Planning & Performance at Ames Laboratory

Chelsey Aisenbrey has been Director of Ames National Laboratory’s Planning and Performance since 2021. Prior to that, she served as the Lab’s Director of Human Resources.

As Performance Management director, Aisenbrey and her staff work collectively to improve organizational effectiveness to achieve the Lab’s mission and goals. The Performance Management team works to enhance the Laboratory’s Quality Assurance, Contractor Assurance, Learning and Development, Assessments, and Documents and Records. Performance Management focuses on ensuring Laboratory compliance, improves training throughout the Laboratory, develops Laboratory-wide awareness for Quality Assurance, and establishes Laboratory performance indicators and metrics to emphasize how we are fulfilling and supporting the DOE mission.

Aisenbrey holds a B.A. degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Human Resources Management from Grand View University and an MBA with a specialization in Human Resources from the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater.


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