Julie Sitzmann

Director, Oilfield Quality Solutions, Oceaneering International

Julie Sitzmann has just assumed responsibility for directing the resources assigned to: solution development, implementation and change management of critical to quality and critical to process controls; monitoring and inspection services; and investigations and corrective actions for Oceaneering International, INC.  She is responsible for aligning Quality to Business Unit strategies, priorities and needs.  Julie moved to this Quality leadership role after a successful four years as IT Senior Manager responsible for Engineering Design to Deliver systems.  As Engineering Solutions Sr. Manager, Julie developed a road map of capabilities, automation, and integration of systems and led a high performing IT team to produce value for the company through productivity gains, and improved business performance and decision support.

Julie has worked for Oceaneering for over 11 years and prior responsibilities have been supporting the Ocean Technologies division in several capacities to include leadership and management in project execution, Integrated Logistics, and Engineering Services.

Prior to joining Oceaneering, Julie served in the Navy for 9 years as a P-3C Orion Pilot. While flying for the VP-8 Fighting Tigers, she deployed to Puerto Rico, Iceland, Sicily, and Crete to execute anti-submarine, surveillance, and reconnaissance missions in the Caribbean, South Pacific, North Atlantic, and Mediterranean Seas, as well as overland Iraq during the Iraq War. After completing her operational tour, she served as Assistance Maintenance Officer for COMPATRECONWING Five until 2007.

Julie began her military service at the U. S. Naval Academy where she studied Oceanography and competed on the sailing team. She graduated USNA in 1998 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Oceanography and earned Intercollegiate Sailing All American status all four years.

She currently lives in Severna Park, MD with her husband of 17 years, Tom, and their two kids, Thomas age 14 and Annie age 10.