Mandy Herrmann

Mandy Herrmann

Young Professionals Interest Group
Co-Chair
Women in Business Interest Group
Co-Chair

Sr. Performance Marketing Manager at Balsam Brands

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Mandy is currently an Online Marketing Strategist at Balsam Brands, an innovative ecommerce retailer of holiday and home décor products based in Silicon Valley. She started her career in traditional marketing and PR working for the German American Chamber of Commerce (GACCoM) in Chicago. After moving to the Bay Area, Mandy joined the start-up Become, Inc. and switched to the world of Online Marketing becoming an expert in Search Engine Optimization and Search Engine Marketing.

Mandy was born and raised in Germany and studied both there and the United States. She holds a Master’s Degree in German Literature, History and Communications. After relocating to California she joined GABA and made important business contacts who helped build her career and professional network. She wants to help other young professionals starting their professional careers in the Bay Area.

Jan Jettel

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Young Professionals Interest Group
Co-Chair

Vice President, National Accounts, and Managing Director of the San Francisco office of Speakeasy

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Jan is currently Vice President, National Accounts, and managing director of the San Francisco office of Speakeasy, an international communication training and development company. He started his professional career at KPMG’s Strategy Group in Germany where he worked on some of the largest M&A deals in Europe and supported corporate and private equity clients on numerous strategy engagements. In a previous role, Jan worked as a business journalist at The Korea Times in Seoul, South Korea.

Jan holds a BA and MBA from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada.