Staff Profile: Barbara VonBrandt-Siemers

Staff Position: Controller - Business Office

Hometown: Augsburg, Germany

How long have you been with Schreiner? Where were you prior? Started as a student in 1997; graduated in 2000; came back in May 2003 to work as the Budget Coordinator and was then promoted to Controller.

What do you like best about Schreiner University?
The diversity of Schreiner’s students, faculty and staff.

What do you like best about your position at Schreiner?  To be at the heart of Schreiner’s financial matters.

What Schreiner events do you enjoy? Speaking Truth to Power

Favorite food: Sauerkraut

Favorite book:  "Out of Africa" by Isak Dinesen

Favorite vacation spot:   Florida

What do you like to do during your weekends?  Sleep in, read, play piano and cook

Is there any particular advice you would give to students?  Pick your professors' brains as often as you can. They know a lot!