Karl Duke

Director Of Procurement at Ames Laboratory

Karl Duke has extensive experience in procurement, with roles at various national laboratories and organizations. Karl started their career at Argonne National Laboratory in 1993, where they worked in different procurement positions and served as a Small Business Liaison Officer until 2012. Karl then moved to the United States Postal Service as a Contracting Officer until 2019. Following that, they worked at Fermilab in a procurement role until 2020 when they became the Director of Procurement at Ames National Laboratory. Karl's work has focused on supporting research missions and advancing technologies for national security and economic competitiveness.

Karl Duke attended the University of South Carolina where they earned a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration. Karl also studied at Webster University, although specific details about their degree and field of study are not provided.


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  • Director Of Procurement

    December, 2020 - present

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