Alison leads the Offord Group’s communications practice, while also providing clients with strategic and fundraising counsel.
Before joining Offord, Alison was the Vice Principal of External Relations at Greenwood College School. Greenwood’s founders recruited Alison in 2002 to build their Advancement practice from scratch. Over the next eight years, Alison was responsible for the school’s fundraising, brand development, communications and marketing, admissions and recruitment.
Alison began her career more than 20 years ago at her alma mater, Queen’s University, where she worked in alumni relations and communications. She also worked at the University of Toronto, where she was Associate Director, Alumni Relations.
She currently sits on the Queen’s External Relations Development Committee of the Board, Queen’s University Council (where she is the former Vice-Chair), and the Child Development Institute Foundation.