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IT Lab Staff Biographies


Randy Trzeciak holds a dual appointment between the Heinz College and the CERT Program at the Software Engineering Institute. Randy is Director of the Masters of Science Information Security Policy & Management (MSISPM) at CMU and instructs the core introductory course in the program. At CERT, Randy is the Technical Manager of the Enterprise Threat and Vulnerability Management Team and the Insider Threat Center. 412-268-7040 randallt@andrew.cmu.edu

David Eber is the Executive Director of Admissions and Financial Aid for Heinz College. David grew up in New York City and moved to the Pittsburgh area after graduating from Allegheny College with a BA in Political Science. David is a 2002 graduate of the Master of Public Management (MPM) program at Carnegie Mellon University. Prior to joining the staff at Heinz in 2003, David was an Assistant Director in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at Carnegie Mellon. David and his wife, Stacy, are the proud parents of two sons, Mason and Chase. 412-268-3347 deber@andrew.cmu.edu

Brittany Foster is the Academic Coordinator of the Master of Information Systems Management (MISM) program and Master of Science in Information Security Policy and Management (MSISPM) program. Along with coordination of the graduate programs, Brittany has a helping hand in two exciting summer programs held here at Heinz College - The Autonomous Technological Institute of Mexico (ITAM) Summer Program, as well as the IT Lab: Summer Security Intensive (SSI). Brittany is new to Pittsburgh and CMU and is having fun exploring campus life and interacting with the brilliant student body, faculty, and staff. Outside of work, Brittany is fascinated with learning holistic approaches to life and enjoys candle making and passing along inspirational messages when possible. Brittany adores the beautiful views of Mount Washington where she lives with her dog, Yogi Bear.  412-268-2555 brittanf@andrew.cmu.edu