Get to Know Barbara!
Barbara Schweitzer is the COO of OGsys. Growing up, she spent summer and winter breaks from high school and college working at the company. Barbara is also the fourth generation in her family to work in the oil & gas industry.
After graduating from the University of Texas, Austin with a BBA in Management Information Systems, Barbara began her career at Northrop Grumman Corporation as a software engineer. During her time there, Barbara worked on several high profile projects and was a member of the management training program in Northrop Grumman IT where she held many positions including Program Manager, Accounting Analyst and Process Improvement Engineer. As a certified Six Sigma Black Belt, she was responsible for saving the company more than $5 million.
In 2007, Barbara brought her talent and diverse experience to work at OGsys. Barbara has a variety of duties as COO, but her focus has been on product development and client relations She spends much of her time working with the development team to augment the reporting capabilities and add additional features to OGsql. Much of her time over the past two years has been spent leading the development of OGpro, the next generation accounting system from OGsys.
Q & A with Barbara:
1. Favorite part of your job?
Working with our wonderful clients and the exceptional OGsys team.
2. Favorite Quote?
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style. - Maya Angelou
3. Biggest Challenge?
Being a working mom.
4. Superpower have/wish:
The ability to add time to the day!
5. What do you enjoy doing in your free time?
Family time, tennis, and fun dinners with friends.
6. Tell us about your family.
We love living in Fort Worth. My husband, Thurman, is in IT consulting. Our daughter, Sydney, is loving her kindergarten year. She loves to golf with her Dad and play tennis with her mom.
7. Favorite TV Show?