Richard Coffey

Strategic Advisor to the Director

Argonne National Laboratory
9700 S. Cass Avenue
Building 240
Lemont, IL 60439


Richard Coffey is the Strategic Advisor to the Director. His interests are customer experience, strategy, data mining, business intelligence, mentoring, team building, and leadership. Richard worked for five years at the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility as Director of User Experience. Prior to this, he worked for five years at University of Washington where he was the Director of IT for Physics and Astronomy, built and managed a supercomputer for those groups, and participated in campus-wide IT and high-performance computing leadership efforts. Richard matured as a technical leader during his ten years at the University of Utah working for the Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute. Richard earned a MBA from the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington in 2010.