Alison is the Executive Assistant for the WRI executive office, where she provides administrative and logistical support for WRI's President and CEO. Previously, Alison worked as an Administrative Coordinator with the WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities team.

Prior to joining WRI, Alison was a program and conference coordinator at the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Her work involved the coordination of the Trust’s various educational events including the yearly conference and Preservation Leadership Trainings in addition to handling the general needs of the Preservation Resources department. Prior to her time at the Trust, Alison worked in the Advocacy department at the U.S. Green Building Council.

Alison holds a Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture from Ohio State University and a Master of Natural Resources from Virginia Polytechnic Institute.