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CIT Leadership

Computing and Information Technology (CIT) is a UB service organization led by specialists in their fields.

 Brice Bible

Vice President and Chief Information Officer (VPCIO)

J. Brice Bible is the Vice President and Chief Information Officer (VPCIO) for UB. CIT is a service division at UB that provides enterprise technology leadership and guidance.

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.

Read about the Office of the Chief Information Officer.

 Nancy Kielar

Assistant Vice President / Chief of Staff, CIO Administrative Operations (CIOAO)

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.

Browse a list of CIOAO functions.

 Mark Deuell

Mark Deuell

Director, Network and Classroom Services (NCS)

Mark joined what is now CIT in 1985 as a Network Engineer and has served as a Director of NCS  since 1999. Prior to his staff appointment, he worked as a Student Assistant in University Computing Services while he attended UB in the Electrical Engineering Department.

Browse a list of NCS services.

Saira Hasnain

Saira Hasnain

Director, Enterprise Infrastructure Services (EIS)

Saira has been with the University since 1999. She has received a Bachelor in Commerce, a Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Science and a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from University of Karachi. She is certified as a Cost and Management Accountant by ICMAP and also has a Masters in Business Administration from University at Buffalo.

Browse a list of EIS services.

Sue Huston

Susan Huston

Director, Enterprise Application Services (EAS)

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.

Browse a list of EAS services.

 Mark Deuell

Richard Lesniak, PhD

IT Policy and Communications (ITPC) Officer

Rick joined UB professionally in 1979, and has been in his present role since 2010. He holds a doctorate in Communication from UB where he also is a member of the faculty.

Browse a list of ITPC functions.

Jeff Murphy

Jeffrey Murphy

Interim Information Security (ISO) Officer

Jeff joined what is now CIT in 1994 as a Programmer Analyst and has served as Interim Information Security Officer since 2013. Prior to assuming his current role he was Security Program Manager for 5 years.

Browse a list of ISO functions.

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