Stephen Ettinger
Stephen Ettinger
Stephen Ettinger



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Deputy Director for Finance & Operations


Stephen joined LASP in October 2022. His career focus has been supporting research and innovation in the non-profit sector. He moved to LASP from his role as the Associate Laboratory Director for finance and administration at the National Science Foundation’s NOIRLab dedicated to astronomy. He previously served as the Director of Business Affairs at UNAVCO, a university-governed consortium that facilitates geoscience research and education. Prior to UNAVCO, he worked for more than 15 years in key finance and operations positions at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research.Stephen holds multiple degrees from the University of Denver, including an MA/MBA in technology and international public policy and a BS/BA in business management.

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University of Denver, B.S., 1994
University of Denver, M.B.A., 1996