JPL’s Business Operations Directorate has management and leadership responsibility for accounting, finance, institutional business systems and tools, contracts, program and project resources, acquisition, materiel management and logistics, technical information, facilities, and protective services.
Mr. Goettel joined JPL after 15 years with Southern California Edison at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station. His most recent position at Edison was Director for Financial Management and Site Support. At Edison he also held the positions of Director for Process Integration and Asset Management, and Director for Business Planning and Financial Services. Previously, Mr. Goettel taught corporate finance, investments, and competitive analysis for five years at the University of Oregon.
Mr. Goettel received a Master’s of Science in Finance from the University of Oregon and a Master’s of Business Administration and a Bachelor’s of Science in Finance from Arizona State University.