Prior to MerchantCantos, Allison was the global business lead on Jordan Brand, Nike Running, Anheuser-Busch, Levi’s and Peet’s Coffee for AKQA. Projects ranged from strategic engagements to global marketing campaigns to experiential marketing executions. During her time at AKQA, her team earned over 45 awards for their work, including a Gold Cannes Lion. Allison also worked for other top agencies including R/GA, Razorfish and Huge.
Allison went to DePaul University in Chicago and started her career as a financial analyst working for Zack’s Investment Research and Dresner Investments.