As Senior Associate, Development Operations and Special Events, Allison is responsible for managing the daily operations of the Resources Division and overseeing all aspects of regional fundraising events including IAVA’s annual Heroes Gala in NYC. Allison has twelve years of corporate experience in operations, event planning and administration. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from Colorado College.
Allison is an army brat with deep ties to those in uniform. Her late father was a United States Army infantry officer and Vietnam War veteran; her mother is a Kansas State University Associate Professor who has authored several chapters on the effects of combat stress in learning; her sister, Christina, is a Pat Tillman Military Scholar who has worked extensively with veterans; her sister, Joanna, is a U.S. Army officer and Iraq War veteran; her brother-in-law is a U.S. Army officer and Iraq War veteran. Allison proudly joins her family’s tradition of service as an advocate for the interests of those who serve in the U.S. Armed Forces.