As the Community Director for the Global Center for Health Innovation, Alison directs continued development and growth of the Global Center as an active, collaborative and healthcare-focused innovation hub. Alison engages corporate, startup and government stakeholders to foster and promote the Global Center’s role the advancement of healthcare.
Alison’s previous role with The Goodyear Foundation as the Vice President and Director, Community Engagement, saw her spearheading the relaunch of the Foundation leading community development efforts and providing funding support for a wide range of programs.
A natural relationship builder, Alison values making connections with a variety of stakeholders which help cultivate initiatives for the global health community and the biomedical sector in Northeast Ohio. Alison received a B.S. in public relations from Kent State University and an M.S. from the University of Akron.