Allison is a proven business leader, hands-on operational executive, and an active community volunteer. With over 20 years experience, Allison is an expert in strategy, business development, organizational effectiveness, and helping companies position themselves for growth. She has worked with senior executives at a wide variety of companies, providing useful insight and recommendations. Allison has significant experience with operations, communications, HR talent acquisition, collaboration with internal stakeholders and external advisors, business analytics, competitive analysis, investment strategy, and market positioning as a management consultant with Bain & Co. and investment banker for Credit Suisse and Kidder Peabody. She’s founded several companies and held senior leadership positions at firms including a publicly traded B2B e-commerce company where she completed 12 acquisitions, spun off a separate entity, and led a division of 750 employees. Allison holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA from Wellesley College.