Erin Steppe is the Director of Career Accelerator programs for Texas Executive Education at the McCombs School of Business. Erin received her bachelor’s degree in biology and microbiology from Texas A&M University and her master’s in biological sciences from Clemson University.
Throughout her career she has worked in both education and corporate recruiting, staffing and training. She began her work in higher education at the Extended Campus at The University of Texas at Austin as an Enrollment Coordinator, specializing in technical programs.
Erin has been with Texas Executive Education at McCombs since 2018 serving both as a Sr. Enrollment and Success Coordinator and Operational Director for the Career Accelerator programs that include the 2U technical boot camps and the Health Informatics and Health IT program.
Erin is an instructor in the Health Informatics program and specializes in teaching career and professional development. In her spare time, Erin is an avid adventurer who loves camping, hiking, kayaking and SCUBA diving. She is a certified Texas Master Naturalist and an active volunteer with the Balcones Canyonlands Preserve in Austin.
Programs Offered in Collaboration with Texas Executive Education at McCombs: Cybersecurity, Data Analysis and Visualization, Digital Marketing, Product Management and UX/UI
Art Markman, the Annabel Irion Worsham Centennial Professor of Psychology and Marketing, was appointed Vice Provost for Continuing and Professional Education and New Education Ventures at The University of Texas at Austin, effective July 1, 2021. UT Austin’s Extended Campus and Center for Professional Education are included within his portfolio of programs.
Markman has published more than 150 scholarly works about cognitive science, decision-making and organizational behavior. He served as founding director of the Human Dimensions of Organizations program in the College of Liberal Arts and served as Executive Director of the IC2 Institute from 2018 to 2021.
Beyond the UT Austin campus, he is probably best known as the co-host of KUT’s “Two Guys on Your Head” radio show and podcast, where he and Butler School of Music professor Bob Duke explore the human mind with a unique mix of research, humor and everyday relevance.
Program Offered in Collaboration with the Center for Professional Education and Extended Campus: Coding Boot Camp
Javier Motta-Mena is the Program Manager of Engineering Professional Development Programs at Texas Engineering Executive Education within the Cockrell School of Engineering.
Javier earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Texas in El Paso in 2010, then completed a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Pennsylvania State University in 2015.
Prior to joining UT, Javier spent three years working at Ford Motor Company in Global Engine Engineering. He has been with Texas Engineering Executive Education since late 2018, initially serving as a Program Coordinator for continuing education programs.
Program Offered in Collaboration with Texas Engineering Executive Education at the Cockrell School: Cybersecurity Boot Camp