About Allison Olson
Allison is a social impact and corporate social responsibility professional with over 8 years of experience in employee volunteerism and philanthropy. Most recently, Allison led Gartner’s Global Community Engagement program and supported Gartner’s D&I efforts. Prior to joining CEB/Gartner, Allison was a member of the Points of Light team. She supported various initiatives such as the Corporate Service Council, Civic 50 and Conference on Volunteering and Service.
She is a registered yoga teacher with a passion for the outdoors. She is currently on sabbatical hiking the Appalachian Trail from Maine to Georgia.
Years in the Corporate Citizenship Field
Areas of Interest & Expertise
Company Size (Annual Revenue in $USD)
Company Focus Areas
Director of Corporate and Federated Partnerships, BoardSource
Community Outreach Lead, Southwest Airlines
Owner/Investor, OCTAVIAS BEST LLC
Director of Communications, Points of Light
Marketing Communications Specialist, The Ohio & Michigan Paper Company
Executive Director, RW Institute
Director of Digital Media, cityCURRENT
VP, Corporate Citizenship and Philanthropy, Blackbaud