Sam Rodriguez

Sam Rodriguez

Sam has over 20 years of work experience in both the public and private sectors. He has served at the highest level of government for Democratic Administrations in the federal and state levels of government with a focus on workforce preparation, training and skill development. He also served as the California state director for Comcast Corporation and was instrumental in the approval of the NBC Universal merger.

Chhavi Sahni

Chhavi Sahni WISF Board Member

Chhavi Sahni is the Membership and Education Program Manager at the Golden Gate Restaurant Association. She focuses on the needs of the restaurant members including educational classes, political advocacy, and building community partnerships in the San Francisco Bay Area. 

Prior to joining the GGRA, Chhavi entered the non-profit world as a Special Projects Manager for the International Ocean Film Festival. She brings a financial background from her years at Gap Inc where she worked in Inventory Management as a Planner and later as Learning and Development Project Manager. 

Brian Morton

Brian Morton has 38 years of construction experience managing a wide variety of project types including the oversight of jobs at the San Francisco International airport, the Four Seasons and St. Regis Towers, San Francisco’s sewer treatment systems, the China Town Branch Library and Webcor’s Transbay Transit Center project, the largest public works project ever undertaken in Northern California, valued at $1.4 billion. His experience spans public works, mixed-use, and design-build projects.

Andrew Lindsay

Andrew Lindsay

Andrew serves as HubSpot's VP of Business and Corporate Development, where he is responsible for the company's acquisitions activity, investments and strategic partnerships. 

Prior to joining HubSpot, Andrew held strategy positions at Jawbone, most recently as the VP of Corporate Development, where he led the company’s strategic growth including fundraising, acquisitions, and partnerships. He was previously a consultant with McKinsey & Company and an investment banker with Merrill Lynch. 

Katy Johnson

Katy Johnson

Based in San Francisco with 20-years of financial services industry experience, Katy Johnson is the Regional Manager for the Wells Fargo At WorkSM  program for the Pacific North Region.  Katy and her team enable employers to bring the depth, breadth, and convenience of financial education and Wells Fargo directly to the employees at their workplace.

Charlie Hale

Charlie Hale

Charlie Hale is the Head of Global Public Policy and Community Partnerships at Pinterest. Prior to Pinterest he was at Google where he managed public policy for Google[x], which included the self-driving car project, Project Loon, Project Wing and other initiatives. He also managed geopolitical policy for Google Maps, Earth and Streetview, as well as Google’s Access division. Previously, Charlie worked for the State Department in Washington DC and Egypt. He is a co-founder of the Global Health Corps, a nonprofit operating in East Africa and the United States.