Allison moved to the Pacific Northwest and is currently Associate Director of Development, Seattle Opera.

"Allison's 15 years in the philanthropic profession is fueled by her passion for people, art, and service. She works with donors and the Seattle Opera Individual Giving team to raise program, capital, and endowment support to ensure that funding and resources are available for opera to transform lives. She previously served on the Development teams at Seattle Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Henry Art Gallery at the University of Washington, and Seattle Center Foundation."

Formerly at the Seattle Academy of Sciences and Henry Art Gallery. Married to Chief Conservator at the Seattle Art Museum, Nichols Dorman, and they have two children, Grace and William.