Leadership and Staff

Meet the ISA Executive Board and the ISA Staff

The Executive Board is the senior governing body of ISA. It is composed of the President, President-elect Secretary, Past President, Treasurer, 12 members with geographic, technical, and operational experience, the Parliamentarian (non-voting), and up to three at-large, competency-based members.

Executive Board

The Executive Board works closely with the ISA staff, made up of dozens of seasoned experts in areas like non-profit management, finance, event planning, marketing, publishing, training, and more.

View the ISA Executive Board Members

ISA Staff

Note: Direct reports are alphabetized by last name.

Mary Ramsey, Executive Director

Direct Reports

  • Emily Canaday, Sr. Manager of Marketing
  • Tony Fragnito, CFO
  • Jennifer Halsey, Director of Communications and Brand Strategy
  • Andrea Holovach, Director of Governance and Membership
  • Geri McGrath, Director, Global Education & Outreach, Managing Director, Automation Federation
  • Andre Ristaino, Managing Director,Global Alliances, Consortia, Conformity Assessment
  • Charley Robinson, Director of Standards
  • Rick Zabel, Managing Director, Automation.com/InTech, Director of Sponsorships

Emily Canaday, Sr. Manager of Marketing

Direct Reports

  • Ally Astorino, Marketing Coordinator
  • Colleen Casper, Art Director
  • Sandy Cate, Marketing Operations Manager
  • Pamela King, Sr. Graphics Specialist
  • Naissa Lopez, Social Media Strategist 
  • Christina McIntyre-Ayala, Sr. Marketing Specialist
  • Lisa Starck, Graphic Designer
  • Rachel Starck, Marketing Coordinator

Tony Fragnito, CFO

Direct Reports

  • Anthony Daniel, Distribution Center Supervisor & Facilities Coordinator
  • Debbie Enenmoh, Data Analyst
  • Valerie Gaines, Accounting Specialist
  • Andy Hayworth, Salesforce Administrator
  • Marek Odolinski, IT Services Coordinator
  • Bob Pytell, Sr. Accounting Manager 

Jennifer Halsey, Director of Communications and Brand Strategy

Direct Reports

  • Steven Aliano, Content Marketing Manager
  • Suzanne Daube, Digital Experience Manager

Andrea Holovach, Director of Governance and Membership

Direct Reports

  1. MaChelle Beason, Membership and Community Coordinator
  2. Clara Lynn, Customer Service Manager
    1. Taylor Bridges, Customer Service Specialist
    2. Faith Brooks, Customer Service Specialist
    3. Malik Cromartie, Customer Service Specialist
    4. Robert Oehler, Customer Service Specialist
  3. Rachael McGuffin, Membership Community Manager
  4. Karen Modrow, Membership Community Manager

Geri McGrath, Director, Global Education & Outreach, Managing Director, Automation Federation

Direct Reports

  • Matthew Rothkopf, Manager Learning Consultation
    • Heidi Cooke, Sr. Workforce Development and Training Services Consultant
    • Liegh Elrod, Book Production Manager
    • Jonathan Phillips, Learning Consultant
    • Tina Ward, Training Product Development Administrator
  • Dalton Wilson, Director, Education Services
    • Lisa Green, Education Services Administrator
    • Chris Hayworth, Product Administrator
    • Daniel Lowery, Education Services Coordinator
    • Amanda Mackey, Instructional Designer
    • Matthew Spitler, Education Services Administrator
    • John Weisner, Manager, Technical Lab
    • Thyron Williams, Certification Administrator

Andre Ristaino, Managing Director, Global Alliances, Consortia, Conformity Assessment

Charley Robinson, Director, Standards

Direct Reports

  • Torry Bailey, Standards Administrator
  • Eliana Brazda, Standards Administrator

Rick Zabel, Managing Director, Automation.com/InTech, Director of Sponsorships

Direct Reports

  • Renee Bassett, Chief Editor
    • Melissa Landon, Content Editor
  • Regina DiFrancesco, Account Manager
  • William Furlow, Business Development Director
    • Kim Belinsky, Division Event Manager
    • Morgan Foor, Event Manager
    Stephanie Sexton, Production Manager
    • Cathi Merritt, Sales Coordinator
  • Richard Simpson, Account Manager