Distinguished Research Associate ExxonMobil Research and Engineering
Barb has passion for learning, continuous improvement and giving back to her work and local community, engaging others to collaborate and grow personally and professionally. Throughout her 40 year career she has encouraged others to expand their skills and networks, focusing on the future while always adding a touch of humor. She has held numerous leadership and management roles driving the worldwide development of ExxonMobil Industrial Lubricants, the creation of a global, controlled database containing proprietary information critical to lubricant manufacture, and the expedient resolution of customer issues using progressive analytical techniques in a CSI fashion. She is a sought after resource as a problem solver for lubricant manufacture, formulation and application issues. Her love of a challenge and broad knowledge base enable her to develop creative solutions for issues ranging from business systems analysis to equipment design improvements. She inspires growth and collaboration in a diverse range of future scientists and engineers through mentoring within ExxonMobil and outreach in the communities in which she lives. Whether she is a volunteer at STLE (Society of Tribology and Lubrication Engineers), SWE (Society of Women Engineers), Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp, the Conference of Undergraduate Women in Physics, Bring Our Sons and Daughters to Work Day, Science Ambassadors or Introduce a Girl to Engineering activities, she always focuses on the science of the world around us. She is also an active mentor, advisor to the ExxonMobil Clinton Women's Interest Network, member of the Senior Technical Council, and a Behavior Champion for ExxonMobil.