Amelia Salter

Assistant Director for Economic Development & Innovation |

As the Assistant Director for Economic Development and Innovation, Amelia Salter coordinates activities that drive economic development and connect Illinois-based corporate, community, and university stakeholders. Prior to joining VPEDI, Amelia worked on collaborative projects with startups, nonprofits, government, and corporate partners in the U.S., India, and Australia. She has extensive experience in public relations, content creation, and digital strategy.

Amelia earned a BA in Communication from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she interned at the Office of Technology Management.