“The Laboratory is an amazing place with a history of service to the nation spanning seven decades and it is an honor to be selected to serve as its CFO,” Jeppson said. She added, “Innovation and collaboration are key to LLNL’s success and I look forward to working with the dedicated team in the office of the Chief Financial Officer and our colleagues throughout the Laboratory in supporting our mission.”
Jeppson previously served as the Lab’s deputy CFO/controller where she was a senior member of the CFO team, leading the financial accounting operations for the Lab. In this capacity, she was the primary point of contact for the analysis and interpretation of financial contractual requirements and policy.
Jeppson has an extensive background in accounting and finance. She has a bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. From February 2010 to June 2017, she was the Laboratory controller at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, where she led the financial accounting operations including royalty accounting, accounts payable, payroll, travel, conference services and financial controls and compliance.
From February 2009 to January 2010, she was the director of Ethics & Compliance for the University of California, Office of the President. Prior to her UC assignment, she held various positions within the CFO directorate at LLNL.