As Lead Organizer for Nashville Rise, Allison recruits, engages and manages the relationship with public school parents. Allison worked for eight years in the mental health field at Centerstone. In this work, she was a Community Support Specialist for both adults and homeless veterans where she provided support for those adult’s personal needs and to nurture their strengths. She volunteers with Hands on Nashville, Second Harvest Food Bank and doing various community activities with her daughter’s school – she has two, one of which is a school-aged child. Allison earned her Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in Psychology from Auburn University.