Allison has been involved in the Chapel Hill community since 1995. Prior to joining SECU Family House in May, 2011, she was a full-time community volunteer, dedicating the lion’s share of her time to supporting the local public schools. She was the founding president of the Scroggs PTA and has served on the board of the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Public School Foundation for the past eleven years including two years as president. She has contributed to the public schools through a wide variety of roles ranging from serving in elected positions on School Improvement Teams to providing one on one tutoring to underachieving and ESL students. She also co-chaired the annual rummage sale for the Chapel of the Cross and is currently her neighborhood’s PORCH coordinator.
Allison’s previous work experience includes MBA admissions at UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School and Columbia University; advertising sales at Fortune Magazine and client service at the Leo Burnett Company in Chicago and Hong Kong. She grew up in Great Neck, New York and graduated from Middlebury College. She met her husband Ford, a native North Carolinian, in New York and they have two children.
Contact Allison at email@example.com or 919.932.8009.