MQE Advisory Board

Bridging professional expertise with academic training. 

Bruce Childers

Bruce Childers, Ph.D., Senior Associate Dean in the School of Computing and Information and Special Assistant to Provost for Data Science, University of Pittsburgh

Katy Collins

Kathryn Collins, Ph.D., Chief Analytics Officer, Allegheny County Department of Human Services

Anthony DeLuca, Director, Consulting Services at CGI

Andrea DeVries

Andrea DeVries, Ph.D., Staff Vice President, Translational Research for Affordability and Quality, HealthCore, Inc.

Andy Hannah, Co-Founder, Exec BOD Member & Chief Partnership Officer- Othot; Adjunct Professor of Analytics, University of Pittsburgh

Scott Kinross, Senior Vice President, Head of Advanced Analytics, Optimization and Automation, PNC

Manoj Mishra, Vice President, Financial Services at CGI

Rich Nill, Head of C&IB Technology Innovation at PNC Financial Services

Bhavini Patel, M.Phil., CEO & Founder, Beam Data

Jerry Paytas, Ph.D., Vice President of Analytics, Fourth Economy

Pamela Bonifay Peele, Ph.D., Chief Analytics Officer, UPMC Insurance Services & UPMC Enterprises

Sam Ventura, Ph.D., Director of Hockey Research at Pittsburgh Penguins

Ben Wilson, Founder & CEO, Rivers Agile; "Pitt Alum, Ben Wilson, Joins University's Department of Economics MQE Advisory Board"

Organizations and professionals interested in the MQE Partner Programs and employee recruitment, please contact: Shannon Mischler, Program Director (412)383-5425.

MQE Steering Committee

Patricia Beeson, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Economics; Provost Emerita, University of Pittsburgh

Daniel Berkowitz, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Economics, University of Pittsburgh

Linda Howard, M.Ed., Division Administrator, Social Science Division, University of Pittsburgh

David Huffman, Ph.D., Professor, Department Chair, Economics, University of Pittsburgh

Luca Rigotti, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University of Pittsburgh