Allison is the President of Women in Manufacturing™ is a nearly 400-member-strong national organization dedicated to the attraction, retention and advancement of women who are pursuing or have chosen a career in the manufacturing industry. This group encourages the engagement of women who want to share perspectives, gain cutting-edge manufacturing information, improve leadership and communication skills, participate in sponsoring programs and network with industry peers. Members benefit from exclusive access to regional and national programming, networking opportunities, mentoring and sponsoring programs, monthly professional development webinars, a customized employment tool called WiMWorks, online discussion communities, the quarterly Impact e-newsletter and a robust searchable online directory. Experienced and highly skilled association executive focused on leading associations and increasing their revenue and value to members and the industry that they serve. Core capabilities include public relations, sales, writing, public speaking, marketing, social media management, project management, new product development, leadership development, fundraising, volunteer and board management and program development. I believe associations have the power to transform society for the better and that diversity makes organizations more successful and communities more fulfilling.