Alysha is Director of Communications at The Presidio Group. She is responsible for external media relations and publications. Prior to joining Presidio, Alysha worked in the automotive sector primarily as a journalist. Most recently she worked for publications including Automotive News Fixed Ops Journal and Wards Auto. She also founded and was editor of Automotive Buy Sell Report, an online news and resource center for dealers and professionals in the automotive buy sell world. Besides being well-versed in the U.S. automotive retail world, Alysha is an expert on China’s automotive industry. She lived in China for a total of 14 years including working as China bureau chief for Automotive News and founding Automotive News China. More recently, while living in the U.S., she researched and wrote the China’s New Energy Vehicle Future and An Evolving Ecosystem: China’s Autonomous Vehicle Future reports for Wards Intelligence.
She has a Masters degree in China Studies from the University of Washington, a Masters in International Management Studies from the University of Texas at Dallas, and a Bachelors in History and Political Science from Rice University. Alysha lives in Los Angeles and has a cat named Fish.