Newport Beach-based semiconductor firm Mindspeed Technologies announced this morning that it has named Allison K. Garcia as the firm's Senior Vice President, Human Resources. According to the firm, Garcia joins the company from Lantronix. Garcia has also served at Quicksilver, Cendant Corporation, and The Boeing Company. Mindspeed is a developer of semiconductors for the networking market. Garcia will reports to CEO Raouf Halim.