Six Sigma Green Belt, Certified Scrum Master

Information Technology (IT) Business Analyst – Chevron

Oil & Gas

Jessica Terry serves as a Scrum Master and IT Business Analyst and for Chevron Supply and Trading. She is responsible for partnering and consulting with the business to develop requirements for enhancements to systems to ensure the design fits the needs of the users. As a trained Decision Analyst and certified Six Sigma Green Belt, Jessica also leads and executes special projects that will benefit the Supply and Trading organization. She has managed several projects which have resulted in over $1 million in savings for the company.

Jessica is currently the Vice President of the award winning National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) Houston Professionals chapter and the Houston Area Liaison of the Black Employee Network where she is responsible for leading three sites. She is also a member Class IV of the Houston Black Leadership Institute. She was recognized as a Who’s Who in Black Houston in 2016 and the 2017 NSBE Young Black Engineer of the Year.

Jessica is a native of Indianapolis, IN. She graduated Valedictorian, Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in Mathematics from Bennett College for Women and a M.S. in Industrial & Systems Engineering from North Carolina A&T University. She is a proud member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, INC and enjoys serving her community, reading, and exploring new countries.

I work with a global cross-functional team, so my day starts with responding to emails from earlier that morning or following up with team members in India, Singapore and London.


I work in a support role, which means I need to be ready at any moment in time to troubleshoot and resolve issues for all users, from Contract Analysts to Cruder Traders.


Being that I am the Chevron BEN Houston Area Liaison, NSBE Houston Vice President, and the HBLI Class IV Project Chair, when I get off work, I typically have an after-hours event or meeting to attend!

Going to college was a major decision for me to get into the career field I am in. Graduate school also increased the opportunities available for me.

There are several satisfying factors about my career, to include the opportunity to work in a high-paced work environment, the ability to work with some of the brightest people in the world, and of course the check I get twice a month.

Typical starting salary range is high 80s to low 90s.

In my spare time, I work out 3 – 4 times a week, I read personal and spiritual development books, and travel the world.

I give back largely by being involved with the NSBE Houston Professionals chapter and the many community service projects sponsored by Chevron.

I serve as the Chevron Black Employee Network (BEN) Houston Area Liaison which means I am responsible for managing the three largest sites in Houston.

Outside of work, I volunteer my time with NSBE Houston Professionals as the Vice President.

It is important to live within your means! Create a budget and stick to it!

I want to have an impact on the world. I want people to KNOW that Jessica Terry was here.

Create the legacy you want to have! Be proud of who you are and love yourself!


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