Her career success includes sports sponsorship sales and negotiation, leadership and team development, strategic planning, relationship building and idea generation.
For 15 years, Allison worked in the Corporate Partnerships department for NFL PLAYERS, the licensing and marketing subsidiary of the NFL Players Association. In her former role as Vice President, Corporate Partnerships and Business Development, she was responsible for all corporate marketing initiatives that included securing sponsorship for special events, television and other media properties. She marketed NFL athletes to companies for sponsorship/endorsement deals, promotions and player appearances. Allison and her staff managed partner relationships with sponsors including Gatorade, Motorola, FedEx, Pepsi, Procter & Gamble and Verizon – growing her department’s revenue annually.
Allison’s other professional experiences include work for Philip Morris USA, RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company, Keebler Company and the DC Department of Human Services.
Allison has a B.S. in Consumer Economics from the University of Maryland at College Park and an M.B.A. from Clark Atlanta University. She resides in Washington, D.C.