Trudi has been a member of the UPC staff since January 2015. She grew up in Maryland, and graduated from Westminster College (PA), where she double majored in math and physics. After obtaining a graduate degree from Purdue University, she went to work as a systems engineer at AT&T Bell Labs in New Jersey. She and her husband Tom have been living in Austin since 1997. Over the years, Trudi has been an active volunteer with a variety of community organizations, serving as a board member at several of them. She is a proud parent of three grown children – Matt, Jill and Dana.