Allison recently joined the VGA team working as a Project Manager. She works with the Events Team mainly focusing on the Omaha Farmer’s Market Night Market, Omaha Summer Arts Festival, Holiday Lights Festival, and Latino Center of the Midlands Fundraiser Dinner (Destino Dinner).
Before VGA, Allison worked at MECA Omaha for 5 years specializing in event management for the convention center at the CHI Health Center Omaha. She worked many different events from galas and corporate conferences to tradeshows and sporting tournaments.
Allison received a Bachelor of Business Science degree in Marketing and a Minor in Recreation Business from the Tippie College of Business from the University of Iowa.
FUN FACTS ABOUT ALLISON
With VGA Since: May 2021
What’s the #1 thing on your Bucket List? Travel to all MLB baseball stadiums, Big Ten Conference football stadiums, and Big Ten Conference basketball arenas; and travel back to Ireland (sorry, that’s 4 things!)
Three words that describe you: Loyal. Caring. Competitive.
What’s the coolest or most important trend you see today? The speed of technology and how quickly it can make or break anything
Favorite Quote: Personal: “Everything happens for a reason.” Professional life: “I don’t know what I don’t know.”
Guilty Pleasure: Eating a full pint of Ben & Jerry’s Tonight Dough
What could we find you doing on a typical weekend?: Hanging with my friends and family and probably watching some sort of sporting event, especially my Iowa Hawkeyes!