Lisa Jordan Rael serves as a Project Management Assistant with the OLCF. She helps facilitate the relationship between researchers from a vast range of science domains with the OLCF by establishing and maintaining projects and accounts on the OLCF computing resources.

With a Bachelor’s degree from East Tennessee State University and 20+ years of experience providing high level support, Lisa is dedicated to the OLCF users. Her service has earned her the UT-Battelle Award for Mission Support, as well as recognition and awards for her efforts.

Prior to her role at the OLCF, Lisa worked in Procurement for Lockheed Martin Energy Systems, and Bechtel Jacobs Company, purchasing goods and services in support of the Department of Energy.


East Tennessee State University
Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A)


2017 — 2017 UT-Battelle Awards Night - Mission Support

2017 — Employee of the Quarter

2011 — Computing and Computational Science Directorate’s Distinguished Employee

2008 — Supplemental Performance Award for effort/contribution throughout the year

2007 — Significant Event Award for work on the OLCF Observation Area Display