Computing and Information Technology (CIT) is a UB service organization led by specialists in their fields.
J. Brice Bible is the Vice President and Chief Information Officer (VPCIO) for UB.
Brice earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the Tennessee Technological University and a master’s degree in business administration with an emphasis in business data communication from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Full bio >
Nancy Kielar joined UB in 1981. In 1994, she joined the Office of Senior Vice-President Voldemar Innus as the Chief Financial Officer. When Voldemar became CIO in 1998, she continued as CFO. Nancy has also held the title of Chief of Staff since May 2010.
Susan Huston has been with the university since 1978 and Director of Enterprise Application Services (EAS) since 1996. She holds a Bachelors in Mathematics and a Masters in Library and Information Science.
Larry Schnitzer has been employeed by the university since 1990, and joined CIT in 2000 as a unix systems administrator. In 2006, he took on the role of manager of systems software and in 2016 became Associate Director of EIS. Prior to joining CIT he worked in the CEDAR research group at UB as a digital hardware and software engineer. Larry earned a Masters of Science degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University at Buffalo. Larry was named Director of EIS in 2018.
As UB’s Director of IT Customer Service, Chris is responsible for providing visionary leadership to support and improve the customer experience.
As IT Communications Officer, Diana is responsible for overseeing staff who create communications to the campus, including the UBIT website, social media and marketing, as well as IT engagement. She has been employed at UB since 2012 and holds a Bachelors in English Writing and History from University of Pittsburgh.
Mark joined UB in 2018 as Information Security Officer. Mark has more than 20 years of experience in information technology, security and compliance, most recently as information security officer at Central Michigan University.
His expertise includes risk assessment and mitigation, as well as compliance and governance activities, including regulatory and standards-based information security, and privacy certification and accreditation/compliance activities for NIST, HIPAA, FISMA, PCI, FERPA, among others.