Executive Management

Jodi Shelton

Jodi Shelton


Oversees the direction and activities of GSA. Works with and through the GSA Board of Directors on key industry issues and serves as a critical spokesperson for the fabless business model, the association and relevant data and trends for the semiconductor industry.

Sandro Grigolli

EMEA Executive Director & VP

Oversees the activities of GSA’s EMEA region and works with the GSA EMEA Leadership Council on key initiatives affecting the EMEA region.

Jodi Shelton



VP of Operations

Responsible for the day-to-day operations of GSA. This includes recruitment and retention efforts of the North America membership base, with coordination and support of global membership. Role includes Sponsorship and Exhibitor sales and management for all events.

Sr. Director, China Relations & Strategy

Oversees the China strategy and responsible for member recruitment and retention efforts of China region base.

Sr. Manager, APAC Membership

Responsible for member service coordination in the Asia-Pacific region. Assists with regional membership management, Taipei office administration and database maintenance.

Roseanna Martinez

Member Relations Coordinator
Responsible for member relation coordination, including new, current and potential members.


Crystal Wang

Director, PR and Marketing, APAC

Responsible for GSA Asia overall communications, design, social media and strategy including corporate content and media relations.

Whitney Gallina

Director of Marketing

Responsible for and oversees GSA and WLI’s overall communications, design, social media and strategy including corporate content and media relations.

Kyle Kehrwald

Marketing & Digital Communications Manager

Responsible for supporting GSA and WLI’s marketing efforts including communications, design, social media and strategy including corporate content and media relations.


Jessica Mueller

VP, Research

Responsible for GSA reports, including the Global Semiconductor Industry Outlook, Quarterly Economic Review, Index of Leading Indicators, GSA Financial Tracker, GSA Market Watch, and management of the WLI Research Committee.

Natalie Galindo

Research Analyst

Responsible for global data collection pertaining to the GSA Market Watch, GSA Financial Tracker, Index of Leading Indicators, and management of the Quarterly Economic Review.


COO, Events & Operation, APAC

Responsible for events, IT and membership in the Asia-Pacific region. Role includes event logistics and relationships, managing sponsors and associations, marketing management for events, reports, tools and publications, database management and member relations with suppliers.

Director of Program Development

Responsible for global events roadmap, program development, speaker recruitment and management, as well as coordination across all executive events and workshops. Responsible for Wafer and Fabrication & Assembly Pricing Reports as well as GSA Forum solicitation and publication.

Events Manager

Oversees events in both the NA and EMEA regions. Role includes managing event logistics and partnerships, sponsor management, and providing marketing support for events.

Darla Vasquez

Events Registration Coordinator

Responsible for assisting with event logistics, sponsorship deliverables, providing marketing assistance for events, managing registrations, and maintaining the database.


Amy Liao

Director, Finance & Administration, APAC

Manages all finance, accounting and office administration for the Asia-Pacific region.

Amanda Paddock

Director of Accounting

Manages all finance, accounting and office administration for the North America and EMEA regions.

Dianna Saavedra

Director of Business Integration

Responsible for all database operations including integration support across departments and platforms.


Traci Brandon

VP | Women’s Leadership Initiative

Responsible for our annual semiconductor awards coordination and voting, Awards Dinner, Leadership Groups and the Women’s Leadership Initiative.

Ahlam Samad

Manager | Women’s Leadership Initiative

Responsible for co-managing the Women’s Leadership Initiative and WLI Sponsorship sales.

Lara Raich

University Programs Manager | Women’s Leadership Initiative

Manages the Women’s Leadership Initiative University Program and works with universities to promote the semiconductor industry to STEM students across the globe.

Alessandra Varnes

Coordinator | Women’s Leadership Initiative

Responsible for coordinating WLI activities and events.

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