Office of the Executive Director

CIE’s leadership team blends the diverse experiences of global corporate business with the solid foundations of higher education expertise.  With more than 8 decades of combined knowledge, CIE’s leadership team has the knowledge and expertise to create a bold new agenda for continuing education - delivering high-quality, innovative learning opportunities to central Austin, the state of Texas, and the world.


  Yuteh Ma

  Deputy Director for Information Technology

  (512) 471-7257


  Yuteh Ma is the Deputy Director for Information Technology for CIE. He is responsible for IT related operations and strategic technology directions for the division. Ma has been a part of CIE since 1989, working in a variety of positions, including computer programmer, systems analyst, senior systems analyst and assistant dean.
  Ma holds a bachelor’s degree in Electronic Automation from Shanghai, China, and a BA in Computer Science from The University of Texas at Austin. Prior to arriving in the United States, Ma worked in the research unit of an imaging and photographic materials company in Shanghai, China.



  Cindy Story, PHR

  HR and Administrative Manager

  (512) 475-7879


  As part of the leadership team, Cindy Story provides human resource and administrative oversight for CIE. She began her career at the university in October 1996 when she started work in what was once the Distance Education Center, currently the K-16 Education Center. She has also held positions with Continuing Education and the Division of Instructional Innovation and Assessment (DIIA) before assuming her current role. Story holds a Bachelor of Arts from The University of Texas at Austin in addition to a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification.



  Denise L. Fitch

  Administrative Assistant

  (512) 475-8567


  Denise Fitch serves as both Administrative Assistant to Jeff Treichel and receptionist for CIE office. She previously worked with UTemps at The University of Texas at Austin in various departments including the Petroleum Extension Service (PETEX) on the Pickle Campus, Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering and The President’s Office. She joined the CIE leadership team in August 2011.



  DeCarlos R. Roberson

  Mail Clerk

  (512) 232-5642


  DeCarlos Roberson began working for Facility Services at The University of Texas in Austin in 2003. After four years, he transferred to University Services, now known as Document Solutions, to fulfill mail clerk duties for university-wide mail services. In fall 2007, he accepted the position of mail clerk for the Division of Continuing and Innovative Education, where he is a highly valued team member.