Allison is a graduate of Yeshiva University and earned an M.B.A. from Touro University. She is also a graduate of the Chessed Leadership Program, a fellowship for Orthodox women who run nonprofit organizations. The CLP is a joint program of Touro’s Lander College for Women and the Touro Graduate School of Social Work.
Allison brings over a decade of experience in nonprofit management and fundraising. Prior to joining the JCCRP Allison has experience working both at the Orthodox Union and Met Council and brings a passion supporting those in need. At the OU, Allison worked with kosher food pantries across the country, helping communities start food pantries and assisting them with valuable resources to support their work At Met Council, Allison was the director of the food program and was responsible for the procurement and distribution of 2.2 million pounds of food and a $7 million dollar budget. She transitioned the network food pantries to a client choice model, which JCCRP adopted under her tenure. Allison has also worked with Agudath Israel of America as well as foundations, federations, and government sources to secure critical funding and to streamline critical processes. Working closely with communities on a national basis, Allison strategized and came up with solutions to complex problems.
“I am excited to work with the highly skilled staff at JCCRP to ensure the community continues to provide top quality services to those who need it most,” said Allison. “It is important to me that we continue the JCCRP mission to assist those in need and advocate for our community with tact and dignity.”