Suzanne Behr has worked in the field of engineering throughout her career. Her last position before retiring was VP of Engineering at Sercel-GRC where she managed the design of high temperature/high pressure gauges that recorded various downhole parameters in real time. Before this role she was the Director of Operations at Vyvx Ads, a subsidy of WilTel Communications, managing six offices coast to coast. Suzanne started her career as a Drilling Engineer with Amoco where her specialty was creating mathematical models to design drill bits and other downhole operations. She holds two patents and has written and presented numerous journal articles in the areas of oil and gas and strategic management. She holds a BS degree in Mathematics and Chemistry from ORU, a MS in Engineering from Tulsa University, an MBA from Oklahoma State University, and a Certificate in Theology and Ministry from Princeton Theological Seminary.
Suzanne has been a longtime supporter of ORU, especially through her women’s scholarship program, started in 1994, which has helped many students continue their education at ORU. She has been chair of the Alumni Board and also founded a Women’s Mentoring Program. Suzanne loves to help others become successful. She also loves to run, hike, read and lead Bible studies.