Allison leads People and Talent at Valence and is focused on building a culture that unlocks high performance, hard work and exceptional employee experiences. To do this Allison finds growth-oriented and values aligned talent while stewarding each employee's journey with structure and care.
Prior to joining Valence Allison built a fully-remote social enterprise accelerator from the ground up in India, Nepal and Bhutan. This business has now catalysed over 250 ventures in 35 countries through 75 projects. Allison has held people and operations roles in microfinance, international development organizations (like CARE Canada) focused on solving complex problems that matter.
Allison holds a B.Comm from Saint Mary's University and continues to spend as much time as she can at the ocean with her 3 kids and dog, Captain.
"Meaningful, lasting behavioral change is a complex process, requiring timely personalized guidance. Startups like Valence provide teams with a fabric of interactive activities that emphasize mutual feedback and allow them to learn on the job while doing the work they always do."